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Christmas Candy Balls

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The christmas candy balls are cooked dessert candy balls made with potatoes and nuts. Cooked and pressed, the potatoes are combined with sugar, vanill and nuts and shaped into balls. Chilled and spiced with cinnamon and sugar, the christmas candy balls are garnished with cheryy halves. festive yet simple, these cristhmas candy balls are soft and delicious.
Ingredients
  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
Directions

Cook potatoes in their skins, peel, press through ricer or food mill.
Mix in sugar, vanilla extract, and nuts.
Chill.
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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Candy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3493 Calories from Fat 1377

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 164 g253%

Saturated Fat 14.2 g71%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 48.2 mg2%

Total Carbohydrates 516 g171.9%

Dietary Fiber 32.2 g128.6%

Sugars 410.3 g

Protein 28 g56.2%

Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 118.1%

Calcium 25.4% Iron 49.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Christmas Candy Balls Recipe