Irish Potato Candy

Irish Potato Candy

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"A cute little confection that looks just like little potatoes. This kind does not contain potatoes; they are made using cream cheese and coconut."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 59 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 2.3 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 20 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, beat the butter and cream cheese together until smooth. Add the vanilla and confectioners' sugar; beat until smooth. Using your hands if necessary, mix in the coconut. Roll into balls or potato shapes, and roll in the cinnamon. Place onto a cookie sheet and chill to set. If desired, roll potatoes in cinnamon again for darker color.
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This recipe yielded 40 potato candies, each was about 2 bites. Chilling in between steps is the key! Chill them for about 30 minutes after you mix in the coconut, then chill them another 30 mi...

We have grown up enjoying these sinful good candies and find this recipe able to produce "Irish P's" as good as those made by a local candy company known for these "Patty's Day" treats. I used ...

These are so cute! I surrounded a plate of Irish Soda Bread with them. I had to explain what they were, since they do look a little odd, but once the group knew what they were they dove right ...