Homemade Easter Eggs are the Best!
Mix sugar with butter. Add remaining ingredients, a little at a time. Shape into an egg. Let stand until a thick crust forms. Dip into melted chocolate.
Happy Easter :)
By Jackie from Salisbury, MD
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Does anybody know the recipe for making candy easter eggs with mashed potatoes? My mom made both peanut butter and coconut eggs, and I'd love to include them in my kids treats.
This recipe is from www.recipezaar.com
I'm sure you can make it into any shape you wish
Mashed Potato Candy
Recipe # 65601
# 1/4 cup mashed potatoes (1 sm. potato)
1 (1 lb) box powdered sugar
# peanut butter
1.Mix together all ingredients, except peanut butter.
2.Add sugar until it's of dough consistency.
3.Refrigerate to chill dough for an hour or two.
4.Roll out onto powdered sugar dusted bread board or waxed paper.
5.Spread peanut butter over potato dough.
6. Roll it up like a jelly roll loaf.
7.Refrigerate for about an hour, then slice into pinwheels.
Candy Easter Eggs
3/4 cup mashed potatoes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
8 ounces semisweet chocolate
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
In mixing bowl, mix potato, salt and vanilla. Gradually mix in sugar. Cover and refrigerate until cold. Shape 1/2 tablespoon of mixture into an egg shape.
Heat chocolate and oil until chocolate melts. Dip eggs into chocolate oil mixture. Set aside on wax paper in refrigerator to harden.
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