November Justapinch Sweeps: Sweet Potato Candy

Melanie Campbell

By
@RossCampbell

I make these every year just for Thanksgiving time. I hope you enjoy.


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Rating:

Serves:

25-30

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1 lb
powdered sugar
1/3 lb
margarine, softened
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract, pure
1/8 tsp
almond extract, pure
1 1/2 c
sweet potatoes, baked
1 1/2 tsp
milk
1-1 1/2 c
angel flake coconut
1 tsp
cinnamon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bake sweet potato as you would a plain potato.
When done use only insides of potato.
Measure out 1 1/2 potato let cool completely.
In a bowl Sift sugar, mix well with margarine, milk , cinnamon, almond extract, vanilla extract and cooled sweet potato.
Knead until smooth with your hands until mixed well.
Add coconut.
Shape into balls about 1 1/2 inches round.
Dust with powdered sugar.
Refrigerate.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy