Irish Potato candy

Kathy Brigham


This is a family favorite, especially around St. Patrick's day which happens to be my birthday.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min



  • 1/4 cup
    butter softened
  • 4 oz.
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 tsp.
    pure vanilla extract
  • 4 cups
    powdered sugar
  • 2 cups
    shredded coconut
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Irish Potato candy


  1. 1. In a medium bowl, beat the butter and cream cheese together until smooth.
    Add the vanilla and confectioners' sugar; beat until smooth. Using your
    hands if necessary, mix in the coconut.
    Roll into balls or potato shapes, and roll in the cinnamon, sugar.
    Place onto a cookie sheet and chill to set. If desired,
    roll potatoes in cinnamon again for darker color.

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About Irish Potato candy

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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