Joan flewelling's potato candy

Yield: 32 servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Potatoes -- freshly mashed
3 cups Confectioner's Sugar sifted
1 cup Sweetened Or Unsweetened coconut, shredded
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
2 ounces Sweet Or Semisweet
Chocolate

1. Butter a 7-inch pie plate or similar dish. Place the mashed potatoes in a bowl and add the sugar, coconut and vanilla. Stir with a wooden spoon until well blended.

2. Transfer the mixture to the buttered pan. Melt the chocolate and pour it over the top of the candy, spreading it with a spatula. Place the pan in refrigerator for 30 mins. Before the candy sets and chocolate hardens, score to make squares. Let candy set in refrigerator, then cut thru' squares. Kept vcovered in refrigerator, the candy will last 10 days.........Maybe.

Submitted by Joan who got the recipe from her mother, Patience Clark, years ago. It is a fluffy fondant that resembles a well-known candy bar. This recipe is from the section on the NORTHERN MAINE FAIR of Presque Isle, Me. Fair Dates: 1st full week in August.

Recipe By : The County Fair Cookbook - ISBN 0-7868-6014-6 From: Dan Klepach Date: 03-30-95 (159) Fido: Cooking

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