You are here: Home » Recipes » "Potato" Candy "Potato" Candy Recipe by Relish Yield servings Here’s an easy candy that produces little pieces that look like spuds. Be a little careless in shaping them so they are knobby and irregular like real potatoes. Roll a second time in the cinnamon if you want an “earthier” look. These are perfect for making with kids. Photo and Styling: Karry Hosford PrintEmail Ingredients 1/4 cup butter, softened4 ounces cream cheese1 teaspoon vanilla extract4 cups powdered sugar2 1/2 cups flaked coconut1 tablespoon ground cinnamon Instructions In a medium bowl, beat the butter and cream cheese together until smooth. Add the vanilla and powdered sugar; beat until smooth. Using your hands if necessary, mix in the coconut. Roll into balls or potato shapes, and roll in the cinnamon. Place onto a cookie sheet and chill to set. If desired, roll potatoes in cinnamon again for darker color.