Pioneer Potato Candy Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 pound semisweet chocolate, chopped
<br>- 1 cup mashed cooked potatoes
<br>- 1/2 teaspoon salt
<br>- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
<br>- 2 pounds confectioners' sugar
<br>- 2/3 cup shredded coconut
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In the top of a double boiler, heat chocolate, stirring occasionally, until chocolate is melted and smooth.
<br>step 2: In a mixing bowl, combine the potato, salt and vanilla. Sift the confectioners sugar over potato, stirring and adding about 1 cup at a time. Mixture will liquefy when first sugar is added then gradually begin to thicken.
<br>step 3: When it becomes the consistency of stiff dough, knead it even though not all the sugar has been added.
<br>step 4: After kneading, cover with a damp cloth and chill until a small spoonful can be rolled into a ball.  Shape in small 1/2 inch balls. Dip balls in melted chocolate then roll in peanuts or coconut.
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Ingredients
- 1 pound semisweet chocolate, chopped
- 1 cup mashed cooked potatoes
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 pounds confectioners' sugar
- 2/3 cup shredded coconut

Directions
step 1: In the top of a double boiler, heat chocolate, stirring occasionally, until chocolate is melted and smooth.
step 2: In a mixing bowl, combine the potato, salt and vanilla. Sift the confectioners sugar over potato, stirring and adding about 1 cup at a time. Mixture will liquefy when first sugar is added then gradually begin to thicken.
step 3: When it becomes the consistency of stiff dough, knead it even though not all the sugar has been added.
step 4: After kneading, cover with a damp cloth and chill until a small spoonful can be rolled into a ball. Shape in small 1/2 inch balls. Dip balls in melted chocolate then roll in peanuts or coconut.

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