Irish Potato Candies

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These potato candies tend to harden fast if not placed in sealed container. Makes 36 Potato candies.



  1. In a bowl, combine mashed potatoes and vanilla.
  2. Blend in confectioners' sugar one cup at a time.
  3. Blend until it forms a stiff, non-sticky dough.
  4. Use a teaspoon to shape small balls from the dough.
  5. Set the potato balls on wax paper.
  6. Place cocoa and ground cinnamon in a plastic bag.
  7. Place 4-5 potato balls in the plastic bag at a time and shake.
  8. Shake off excess cinnamon and cocoa powder.
  9. Place potato candies in sealed container and refrigerate.