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Irish Cinnamon Potato Candy
1/4 cup mashed potatoes
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 1/2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup shredded coconut
1 tablespoon butter
Put potatoes in large bowl (can use instant potatoes to make 1/4 cup).
Add salt, sugar, vanilla extract, coconut and butter. Mix well.
Knead several minutes, adding more sugar, if necessary, to make a stiff dough.
Tear off a teaspoon of dough and form into a small log shape.
Roll in cinnamon.
Lay on wax paper for 1 hour to dry.
Store in an airtight container.