Maine Potato Candy

Maine Potato Candy Recipe

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Angela Pietrantonio


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

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2 pounds
30 Min
30 Min


  • 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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About Maine Potato Candy

Course/Dish: Candies

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