November Justapinch Sweeps: Sweet Potato Candy

Melanie Campbell


I make these every year just for Thanksgiving time. I hope you enjoy.


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10 Min
30 Min


  • 1 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 1/3 lb
    margarine, softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract, pure
  • 1/8 tsp
    almond extract, pure
  • 1 1/2 c
    sweet potatoes, baked
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1-1 1/2 c
    angel flake coconut
  • 1 tsp

How to Make November Justapinch Sweeps: Sweet Potato Candy


  1. Bake sweet potato as you would a plain potato.
    When done use only insides of potato.
    Measure out 1 1/2 potato let cool completely.
    In a bowl Sift sugar, mix well with margarine, milk , cinnamon, almond extract, vanilla extract and cooled sweet potato.
    Knead until smooth with your hands until mixed well.
    Add coconut.
    Shape into balls about 1 1/2 inches round.
    Dust with powdered sugar.

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About November Justapinch Sweeps: Sweet Potato Candy

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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