Chocolate-Coconut Mashed Potato Candies
3/4 cmashed potatoes, real or instant
1 lbflaked coconut, about 4 cups
1 lbpowdered sugar, sifted
1 tspalmond extract
6 ozsemi-sweet chocolate pieces
4squares semi-sweet chocolate
1/3bar or block of paraffin
How to Make Chocolate-Coconut Mashed Potato Candies
- Combine all ingredients except coating; drop by teaspoonfuls on waxed paper.
- Roll into balls; refrigerate 1/2-1 hour. If mixture is too soft to form balls, refrigerate first then roll into balls.
- CHOCOLATE COATING:
Combine all coating ingredients in the top of a double boiler. Melt over hot water, stirring occasionally, until ingredients are blended
- While still in the double boiler dip rolled balls using tongs, candy dipper or 2 forks into chocolate, coating all sides. Place on waxed paper. Place in refrigerator to firm up. Store in tightly sealed container.