Easy Maine Potato Candy


2 cups Maine mashed potatoes
1 cup butter, softened
2 lb. confectioner’s sugar
¼ lb. fine coconut
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 squares bitter chocolate, melted


  1. Bake two large potatoes and mash to make two cups. 
  2. Mix potatoes, butter, sugar, coconut and vanilla. 
  3. Press into an 8-inch pan and spread with the melted chocolate. Cool until hard. 
  4. Cut into small pieces.  Makes 36.