Irish potato candy is a personal favorite of ours and we're always surprised that this fun treat isn't better known!
These sweet goodies may or may not even have Irish origins but they're still a favorite snack on St. Patrick's Day and other Irish occasions.
Believe it or not the most common form of 'Irish' potato candy originates in ... Philadelphia, USA.
But don't let that stop you from using this tasty treat to express your Irish side!
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Makes about 35 Irish potato candies.
In this version of the candy, granular sugar is infused with mashed potatoes.
Once sugared to taste, the mash is rolled into circular bite sized balls and allowed to dry ... partially.
Then they are rolled in cinnamon or brown sugar to give them additional sweetness and a 'potato-like' color.
Chill and Voila! Irish potato candy.
For this variation you’ll need:
Consider making a few versions and place them up on a serving tray, have one circle the other in an attractive and tasty selection, giving your guests a choice of treats.
Try them out at your next get together and see why this special candy has been around for over a hundred years now.
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