Indiana Snowball candy
Why I Love This Recipe
Long winters lend to experiments in the kitchen, trying to starve off a sweet tooth!
Ingredients You'll Need
- 1/4 cup of mashed potatoes
- 1 teaspoon of butter
- 3/4 cup of shredded coconut
- 1 pound of powdered sugar
- 3/4 teaspoon of vanilla
- 5 squares of unsweetened chocolate
Cook and mash the potatoes, do not season, place 1/4 cup in a bowl.
In the bowl mix in the butter until well blended
Gradually add the powdered sugar and the coconut until it is the consistency of play-dough.
If the candy is hard to mix, add teaspoons of water until blended.
Mold the mixture into round balls
Meanwhile, melt the chocolate on a double boiler
Dip the balls into the chocolate and coat well
Roll in additional coconut if desired
Place on wax paper, cool and enjoy