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¼    Cup of softened, unsalted butter

4     Ounces of softened cream cheese (Not Reduced fat or whipped)

1     Teaspoon of vanilla

16   Ounces of confectioner's sugar

7     Ounces of flaked coconut

½    Teaspoon of ground cinnamon





(1)      Cream together the butter and cream cheese in a large bowl, with an electric beater on medium speed

(2)      Beat in the vanilla and confectioners' sugar

(3)      Stir in the coconut with a spoon

(4)      Roll the mixture between your hands to form small potato shapes or roll into small balls

(5)      Place the cinnamon in a shallow dish

(6)      Roll the shapes in the cinnamon, then place on a baking sheet, cover, and chill for about 1 hour, until firm


Something different, no cooking required, and the kids will love them (They could even help you to make them if you can stand the mess)


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