Homemade Idaho Spuds Candy

Connie Deitz

By
@Riven

My Dad absolutely loves Idaho Spuds candy. I wanted to surprise him with a homemade version. I tried and tried and finally I do believe I have nailed it. At least he tells I have. Every Christmas he looks forward to seeing these in his goodie box.


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Serves:

about 50

Prep:

40 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

2
eggs (beaten) if not wanting to use real eggs can substitute powdered eggs and water to equal 2 large eggs
1 lb
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
tiny pinch of salt
1 c
milk chocolate chips
2 Tbsp
butter
10 oz
mini marshmallows
2 c
finely shredded coconut or finely chopped nuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small microwave bowl, melt the milk chocolate chips and the butter together in the microwave for about 1 minute. Stir until fully melted. Set aside
2
In a large mixing bowl mix well the beaten eggs, powdered sugar, vanilla and salt. Add the melted chocolate and butter mixture. Stir to combine. Then add the mini- marshmallows and combine well. May have to use your hands to really mix it all up. Don't be afraid to get your hands gooey.
3
Scoop out a tablespoon of the mixture, shape as well as you can into a log. Then roll in the shredded coconut or nuts. Continue until all the chocolate mixture is used up.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #candy