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Irish Potatoes Recipe From Executive Chef Robert Bennett

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Here is a recipe for Irish Potatoes from Robert Bennett, Executive Chef at Classic Cake:

Yields: 5 dozen

Ingredients:
• 1/4 cup butter, softened
• 1/2 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
• 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
• 2 1/2 cups flaked coconut
• 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

Directions:
1. In a medium bowl, beat the butter and cream cheese together until smooth. Add the vanilla and confectioners’ sugar; beat until smooth. Using your hands if necessary, mix in the coconut. Roll into balls or potato shapes, and roll in the cinnamon. Place onto a cookie sheet and chill to set. If desired, roll potatoes in cinnamon again for darker color.

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