Christmas Candy Balls
|Potatoes||2 Medium, scrubbed|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Chopped pecans||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Confectioner's sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Candied red cherries/Candied green cherries||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut in halves|
Cook potatoes in their skins, peel, press through ricer or food mill.
Mix in sugar, vanilla extract, and nuts.
Form little balls; coat them with confectioners' sugar mixed with cinnamon.
Put into small fluted paper cups and garnish with cherry halves.
Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.