homemade idaho spuds candy

★★★★★ 1
By Connie Deitz
from Boise, ID

My Dad absolutely loves Idaho Spuds candy. I wanted to surprise him with a homemade version. I tried and tried and finally I do believe I have nailed it. At least he tells me that I have. Every Christmas he looks forward to seeing these in his goodie box.

★★★★★ 1
serves about 50
prep time 40 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For homemade idaho spuds candy

  • 2
    eggs (beaten) if not wanting to use real eggs can substitute powdered eggs and water to equal 2 large eggs
  • 1 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • tiny pinch of salt
  • 1 c
    milk chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 10 oz
    mini marshmallows
  • 2 c
    finely shredded coconut or finely chopped nuts

How To Make homemade idaho spuds candy

  • 1
    In a small microwave bowl, melt the milk chocolate chips and the butter together in the microwave for about 1 minute. Stir until fully melted. Set aside
  • 2
    In a large mixing bowl mix well the beaten eggs, powdered sugar, vanilla and salt. Add the melted chocolate and butter mixture. Stir to combine. Then add the mini- marshmallows and combine well. May have to use your hands to really mix it all up. Don't be afraid to get your hands gooey.
  • 3
    Scoop out a tablespoon of the mixture, shape as well as you can into a log. Then roll in the shredded coconut or nuts. Continue until all the chocolate mixture is used up.
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