Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Would you like a potato? An Irish Potato? It’s candy….

Irish Potatoes Candy

Bake a potato. Let it cool. Scoop out the flesh into a bowl and mash it up. Add a lot of confectioner’s sugar and shredded coconut. Add a dash of vanilla extract. Keep adding the sugar and coconut until it’s the consistency of stiff dough. Shape into small potatoes. Put a few pieces at a time in a bag with ground cinnamon and shake it around. Enjoy!

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8 Responses to “Happy St. Patrick’s Day”


  1. 1 kristena March 17, 2008 at 9:41 pm

    Ooooo… I might have to do this. Thanks!

  2. 2 amandajean March 17, 2008 at 10:14 pm

    that sounds good! I’m curious, where ever did you get the recipe?

  3. 3 Anina March 17, 2008 at 11:21 pm

    Sounds very interesting indeed. Love the clover pants.

  4. 4 Irene March 18, 2008 at 9:41 am

    LOL! What a brilliant take on spuds!

    I was in West Cork last week – had a lovely time. Stayed in small 3 star hotel with very comfortable beds and own ‘restaurant’. They served ‘country size portions of roast’ and A LOT of starchy potatoes, no less than three different varieties for the main course. The linen table cloths were starched too, as were the napkins!

    Happy belated Paddy’s Day!

  5. 5 blair March 18, 2008 at 12:38 pm

    okay, that’s brilliant and weird eating (which is fun for kids) all at the same time. I love it!

  6. 6 capello March 18, 2008 at 2:30 pm

    oooo… that potato candy sounds yummy!

  7. 7 inga March 18, 2008 at 10:08 pm

    cute picture!))
    Almost every time, when somebody finds out from my husband that “his wife is from Russia”, their respond is: “Oh, they eat a lot of potatoes there!” Sometimes it is followed with excited:” And they make vodka with it too!!” And I think he is getting annoyed with it a bit… Soooo, you just wait until i make him some potato candy! :D))))))


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