Maine Potato Candy Recipe

Maine Potato Candy Recipe
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  1. 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  2. 4 cups flaked coconut
  3. 3/4 cup cold mashed potatoes (without added milk and butter)
  4. 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  5. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  6. 1 pound dark chocolate candy coating, coarsely chopped
  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Line a 9-in. square pan with foil; butter the foil. Spread coconut mixture into pan. Cover and chill overnight. Cut into 2-in. x 1-in. rectangles. Cover and freeze.
  2. In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Dip bars in coating; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper to set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2 pounds.