Irish Potato Candy

Submitted By: Sharon Ammlung


  • 1/3 cup unseasoned mashed potatoes
  • 13/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 22/3 cups flaked coconut
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • Ground cinnamon


Mix well and roll into small balls. Place on cookie sheet and chill until firm. Roll in
ground cinnamon for traditional “potato-looking” candies.