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Irish Potato Candy

This Irish Potato Candy is perfect for celebrating St. Patrick's Day with! Made from coconut, cream cheese, sugar, and cinnamon and look like potatoes!
Prep Time50 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 36 candies
Calories: 107kcal



  • Cream the butter and cream cheese together until smooth. Add the vanilla extract and beat until combined.
  • Add powdered sugar one cup at a time until combined and smooth. You may need to scrape down the sides of the bowl in between additions.
  • Add coconut and mix until combined. Chill the mixture for 20-30 minutes.
  • Roll into balls "potatoes" about the size of a large marble and finish them off by rolling in cinnamon and brown sugar that's been mixed together.



  • This recipe originally called for rolling the candy in straight cinnamon but has been updated to reflect a cinnamon sugar coating to make the cinnamon less intense.


Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 28mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.2mg