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Pat’s Main Potato Candy Bars or Haystacks

Yields1 Serving

Tested Recipe!

 ¾ cup cold mashed potatoesplain mashed, no butter, milk or salt added
 4 cups powdered sugar
 4 cups shredded coconut
 1 ½ tsp vanilla
 ½ tsp salt
 4 squares unsweetened baking chocolate

Mix potatoes, and powdered sugar. Stir in coconut, vanilla, and salt; blend well. Press into one large or two small pans so that candy will be about 1/2 inch thick. Melt chocolate over hot water, pour chocolate on top of candy. Cool and cut into squares.

Haystack Variation

Make haystacks by forming white mixture into cones 1-inch high. Allow to stand uncovered for 20 minutes. Dip base of each cone in melted chocolate; place on waxed paper until chocolate hardens.
Yield: about 100 small haystacks