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       Title: Irish potato candy (without potatoes)
  Categories: Candies
       Yield: 24 servings
   1 1/2 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Evaporated milk
       1 tb Butter
     1/8 ts Cream of tartar
     1/4 ts Salt
       1 ts Vanilla extract
     1/2 c  To 3/4 cup flaked coconut; c
       2 ts Ground cinnamon
       2 ts Cocoa
            Blanched almond bits or pine
   Recipe by: Jacqueline Bernhart/Pittsburgh P.G.
      Combine sugar, milk, butter, cream of tartar and salt in saucepan.
    Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.  cover pan.
      Cook syrup to 234 degrees or until a few drops form a soft ball
   when tested in cold water.  Uncover occasionally during cooking, and
   stir g
      Let syrup stand undisturbed until lukewarm.  Add vanilla.  Beat
   syrup until creamy.  Add coconut and blend.  Shape candy into small
      Blend cinnamon and cocoa.  roll candy in cinnamon mixture and coat
   well. Insert bits of blanched almonds or pine nuts to resemble eyes
   of pot
   Per piece:  68 calories, 1.4 g fat, 18%CFF.