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Mashed Potato Candy

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“a favorite recipe here at Christmas. One of my grandmothers recipes dating back to early 1900s”
READY IN:
25mins
YIELD:
2 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place sugar, salt, coconut in bowl with softened butter.
  2. Add potatoes and vanilla and mix well by hand.
  3. Pack mixture into 9 x 13 pan.
  4. Cool in fridge.
  5. Cut into 1 1/2 inch squares.
  6. Melt chocolate, chocolate chips and paraffin wax -- stirring til no lumps appear. (ALWAYS exercise caution when heating paraffin -- I use a large well washed tin can and put it in the double boiler).
  7. Using a toothpick, dip the squares in melted chocolate and place on waxed paper to set.

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