How To Make A Potato Candy
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Potato candy is probably the easiest potato dish; it doesn’t require any baking or cooking unlike other potato recipes. Potato candies are usually served as yummy desserts. Here, we are showing you how to make potato candies. This recipe is quick and easy!
Serves: 4
  • ½ cup mashed potatoes (115 g)
  • 2 teaspoons butter, softened (30 ml)
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa (60 g)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extracts (2.5 ml)
  • 4½ cups confectioners' sugar (565 g)
  • 2½ cups flaked coconut (190 g)
  • ¾ cup whole pecans (95 g)
  1. In a large mixing bowl, mix potatoes together with butter, cocoa, and vanilla.
  2. Gradually add sugar and coconut.
  3. Knead until completely smooth in texture and stretchy.
  4. Roll dough into one-inch balls and press a pecan into the center of each potato ball.
  5. Wrap them in foil and store in airtight container.
  6. Keep them in the refrigerator to chill for about 20 minutes.
  7. Serve potato candies and enjoy!
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