Potatoe Candy

Potatoe Candy Recipe

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Jayme Makowski

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@Crikkit

This recipe is suppose to taste like a Mars candy bar.

I aquired this recipe from a co-worker in 1993.

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★★★★★ 1 vote

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Ingredients

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  • 3/4 c
    mashed potatoes, cold
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 4 c
    coconut
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 4 oz
    chocolate, unsweetened squares

How to Make Potatoe Candy

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine mashed potatoes and powdered sugar (combination will liquify). Add coconut, vanilla and salt. Blend well.
  2. Press firmly into a butered 9x9 baking pan.

    Melt chocolate in double broiler over hot, not boiling water. Pour into a thin layer over candy. Refrigerate.
  3. ALTERNATE:

    Chill coconut mixture thoroughly. Roll into 1" balls and drop into melted chocolate. Roll to coat and remove wtih a toothpick. Let dry on wax paper.

    ALMOND JOY VERSION:

    Chill coconut mixture as above. Form ball around a whole almond. Proceed as above for coating.
  4. SUSTITUTIONS: Substitute 1 tsp peppermint extract for vanilla.

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About Potatoe Candy

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Candies, Chocolate
Hashtag: #coconut




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