Irish Potato Candy
2 cups coconut flakes
3 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste
1/2 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 stick butter, softened
1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon
1. Cream together butter and cream cheese with a mixer until smooth.
2. Beat in vanilla extract. Add in confectioner's sugar in small batches until incorporated. Mix or stir in coconut flakes.
3. Refrigerate coconut mixture for about 2-3 hrs or until firm. Roll into balls/potato shapes and refrigerate for an additional 1-2 hours.
4. Place 1 Tbsp cinnamon in a large ziploc bag. Place all "potatoes" into the bag and gently shake/tip bag until all potatoes are coated with cinnamon. Add more cinnamon if desired.
Adorable little "Irish Potatoes"