You are here: Home » Recipes » Tropical Sweet Potato Bonbons Tropical Sweet Potato Bonbons Recipe by Relish Yield 30 pieces Photo and Styling: Karry Hosford PrintEmail Ingredients 1 1/2 cups baked mashed sweet potatoes (about 2 large sweet potatoes)1/3 pound butter, softened2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract1/8 teaspoon pure almond extract1 1/2 teaspoons milk1 teaspoon cinnamon2 tablespoons white rum, optional1 1/2 cups angel flake coconut2 pounds powdered sugar, plus more for rolling Instructions Place roasted sweet potatoes, butter, milk, vanilla and almond extracts, cinnamon and rum (if using) in a food processor and process until smooth. Place the potato mixture in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with paddle blade. Add coconut and 1 pound of the sifted powdered sugar. Mix well. Add more sugar one cup at a time until you reach a consistency of hard cookie dough. Shape into balls about 1 1/2 inches around. Dust with powdered sugar. Refrigerate until serving time.