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potatoe candy

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Recipe by
Jayme Makowski
Bellaire, MI

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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Ingredients For potatoe candy

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

How To Make potatoe candy

  • 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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