Irish Potatos - A Sweet, Delicious Confection for St. Patrick's Day
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups powdered sugar
2 1/2 cups flaked coconut
1 TBSP ground cinnamon
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 3 inch long potato shapes, and then roll in the cinnamon.
Place onto a cookie sheet and chill to set.
If desired, roll potatoes in cinnamon again for darker color