“Potato” Candy

potato candy
Photo and Styling: Karry Hosford
  • Yield: servings


1/4cup butter, softened
4ounces cream cheese
1teaspoon vanilla extract
4cups powdered sugar
2 1/2cups flaked coconut
1tablespoon ground cinnamon


  1. In a medium bowl, beat the butter and cream cheese together until smooth. Add the vanilla and powdered sugar; beat until smooth.
    Using your hands if necessary, mix in the coconut. Roll into balls or potato shapes, and roll in the cinnamon.
  2. Place onto a cookie sheet and chill to set. If desired, roll potatoes in cinnamon again for darker color.