- 2 potatoes, peeled and halved
- 2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 4 cups shredded coconut
- 1 tablespoon amaretto liqueur
- 1 (16 ounce) package chocolate frosting mix
- 2 tablespoons corn syrup
- 3 tablespoons water
- 2 tablespoons butter
step 1: In a small saucepan, cover peeled potatoes with water. Bring water to a boil and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Let cool and mash.
step 2: Blend together the confectioners' sugar, 3/4 cup mashed potatoes, coconut, and amaretto. Cover and refrigerate for at least four hours or overnight.
step 3: To Make Frosting: Using double boiler, mix together the frosting mix, corn syrup, water and butter or margarine. Stir until butter is melted and mixture becomes smooth. Remove from heat.
step 4: Form pieces of potato mixture into walnut-sized balls. Dip in frosting mixture. Set on cookie sheet, unfrosted side down. Refrigerate at least two hours.