Monday, December 10, 2012

Chocolate-Coconut Mashed Potato Candies Recipe | Just A Pinch Recipes

Chocolate-Coconut Mashed Potato Candies Recipe | Just A Pinch Recipes




Chocolate-Coconut Mashed Potato Candies


Chocolate-Coconut Mashed Potato Candies Recipe




Serves: 5 dozen candies

Ingredients

CANDY
- 3/4 c mashed potatoes, real or instant
- 1 lb flaked coconut, about 4 cups
- 1 lb powdered sugar, sifted
- 1 tsp almond extract












Directions

1
Combine all ingredients except coating; drop by teaspoonfuls on waxed paper.
2
Roll into balls; refrigerate 1/2-1 hour. If mixture is too soft to form balls, refrigerate first then roll into balls.
3
CHOCOLATE COATING:
Combine all coating ingredients in the top of a double boiler. Melt over hot water, stirring occasionally, until ingredients are blended
4
While still in the double boiler dip rolled balls using tongs, candy dipper or 2 forks into chocolate, coating all sides. Place on waxed paper. Place in refrigerator to firm up. Store in tightly sealed container.