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Maine Needhams

Updated on May 30, 2013


  • 3/4 Cup Unseasoned Mashed Potatoes
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 (1 lb.) Packages Confectioners' Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Butter
  • 2 (7 Ounce) Bags Flaked Coconut
  • 1 (12 Ounce) Package Chocolate Chips
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 4 Unsweetened Chocolate Squares
  • 1/2 Paraffin Wax Block
  1. Prepare Mashed Potatoes and add in salt.
  2. Using a double boiler place your Butter in and melt over boiling water. Add in Mashed Potatoes, Flaked Coconut, Confectioners' Sugar and Vanilla Extract.
  3. Blend together well and spread out evenly into a buttered jelly roll pan. Place in your fridge and allow it to harden. Once it's hard cut it into small sized squares.
  4. To prepare dipping Chocolate: Place your Paraffin Wax in the top so its over the boiling water to melt. Add in both Chocolates til they melt into a thin sauce and stir. With a fork or spatula dip it into the chocolate.
  5. Place on a piece of waxed paper and refrigerate again until the chocolate coating hardens. Enjoy this Maine Favorite!
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      Paul Edmondson 4 years ago from Burlingame, CA

      Interesting recipe. I wasn't familiar with it, but I love potatoes.