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maine potato candy

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a recipe by
Angela Pietrantonio
Woonsocket, RI

Haven't had this in a long long time! It's a recipe I obtained years and years ago and forgot I had it! Recipe Source~

★★★★★ 1
serves 2 pounds
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For maine potato candy

  • 4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 4 c
    flaked coconut
  • 3/4 c
    old, plain potatoes, mashed (do not use leftover mashed potatoes made with milk or butter)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 lb
    dark candy coating
  • 1 c
    semisweet chocolate chips

How To Make maine potato candy

  • 1
    In a large bowl, combine the sugar, coconut, mashed potatoes, vanilla, and salt.
  • 2
    Line a 9-inch square pan with foil; butter the foil. Spread coconut mixture into pan. Cover and chill overnight.
  • 3
    Cut into 2 x 1-inch rectangles. Cover and freeze.
  • 4
    n a microwave or double boiler, melt candy coating and chocolate chips. Dip bars in melted coating and chocolate chips; place on waxed paper to harden. Store candy in an airtight container.

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