Recipe by Theresa DiPaolo
"My mom's Irish Potato Candy. This one doesn't have coconut, but it is really tasty."
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1 1/2 cups
cream of tartar
This was so tasty. A little messy to shape, but very easy since if it gets too hard just the heat of your hands will shape it. Very rich so you'll need to slice the little potatoes. I would roll them in powdered sugar for snowmen and add them to my Christmas candymaking.
I tried this recipe with a friend that likes to bake. After about 1 hour of cooling, I was finally able to shape the potatoes. But, I still don't think they are right. I followed the recipe, but also ended up with a lot of gooey-ness. Won't try it again.
I've used this one before, and it's really good...to cut the sweetness a bit we usually roll it out into a large rectangle, spread peanut butter on it, and roll it up and slice it rather than shaping it into potatoes...really good either way.
Disappointing ... I followed the recipe EXACTLY and waited til mixture cooled as directed to add vanilla and beat until creamy and firm ... all I got was a gooey mess. Not sure what went wrong here!
I did everything right and they came out like little crumbly sugar balls. Bummer. Won't be making these again.
kids love them
Just what I remember. Glad there's no coconut. My kids love them!
Very good, even though they didn't have coconut in them. They didn't last very long.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Grandmom's Irish Potatoes
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 8
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