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Chocolate Potato Candy

1 lg. baked potato
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1/3 c. Hershey's cocoa
5 c. confectioners sugar

Mashed 1 potato makes about 3/4 cupful.

1 sq. of Hershey's baking chocolate
1/2 tsp. butter

Combine mashed potato, salt and vanilla. Gradually beat in cocoa and sugar until the mixture is stiff enough to be rolled into balls, bite size. Chill the balls.

1 c. (6 oz.) pkg. Hershey's semisweet chocolate chips
1 c. (5 3/4 oz.) pkg. Hershey's milk chocolate chips
2 tsp. shortening

Melt chocolate pieces and shortening in top of double boiler over hot, NOT
boiling water. Stir to blend well. Remove top of double boiler from heat. Cool to warm. Then use the chocolate glaze over the chocolate coating.

Melt the baking chocolate and butter in top of double boiler over immering
water. Cool to warm. Dip potato balls in chocolate coating. Place on waxed paper to set. Then sprinkle chocolate glaze over chocolate coating. Chill in refrigerator to set.


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