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Potato candy

Potato candy


3 lb. powdered sugar
1 lb. shredded coconut
1 cup hot mashed potatoes
2 tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1/3 lb. bittersweet chocolate, melted

Joan Osterkamp, mother of farmer Mark Osterkamp, offers a time-honored treat: potato candy.


Combine powdered sugar, coconut, potatoes, butter and vanilla. Spread flat in a 13-by-9-inch glass pan. Top with melted chocolate. Let cool. Cut in pieces. Does not need refrigeration.