Homemade Idaho Spuds Candy

Connie Deitz


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 vote

about 50
40 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 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
  • ·
    tiny pinch of salt
  • 1 c
    milk chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 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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About Homemade Idaho Spuds Candy

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #candy

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