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potato cookies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Bobbi Auttonberry
Vicksburg, MS

I have no idea why these are called Potato Cookies other then they resemble tiny potatoes after they sit for a while. I refrigerated mine and they got firmer. One of the therapist who works with my husband gave him this recipe because he loves sweet cookies.

(1 rating)
prep time 40 Min

Ingredients For potato cookies

  • 4 oz
    1/2 stick of softened unsalted butter
  • 4 oz
    (1/2 pkg) softened cream cheese
  • 2 c
    powder sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    coconut, flaked
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar & cinnamon (set aside)

How To Make potato cookies

  • 1
    Cream butter and cream cheese.
  • 2
    Add powdered sugar slowly, add vanilla, mix till it reaches a clay like consistency.
  • 3
    Add coconut, mix well. Roll into small, potato shaped cookies. Roll in mixture of powdered sugar and cinnamon. Cookies will look like tiny white potatoes. Let set for about 10 minutes and enjoy.

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