Coconut Candies

Coconut Candies

Cut out fun shaped candies and decorate with candy coating or roll candies into balls and dip into candy coating.

60 min. prep time
15 candies
000 Ratings



2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
1/2 cup cold plain mashed potatoes (no salt, butter or milk)
1 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla


Chocolate or vanilla candy coating, melted
Prepared frosting


Combine all candy ingredients in large bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Press coconut mixture onto waxed paper or parchment-lined 15x10x1-inch jelly-roll pan. Roll flat and even with rolling pin. Cover; freeze 1 hour.

Remove from freezer; invert onto surface lightly dusted with powdered sugar. Cut into desired shapes with 1 1/2 to 2-inch assorted cookie cutters or roll into 1-inch balls. Dip candies into or decorate with melted candy coating. Decorate with frosting. Store frozen.

Nutrition Facts (1 candy)

Calories: 130

Fat: 3g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 25mg

Carbohydrates: 26g

Dietary Fiber: <1g

Protein: 0g

Recipe #7857©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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