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Boozy Irish Potato Candy

These traditional Irish Potatoes are kicked up a bit with some Bailey's Irish Cream. Get your Irish on and try this delicious spiked version.
Course Candy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 36
Author Melissa Russo / thefarmgirlgabs.com


  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon Bailey's Irish Cream add 2 tablespoons if you like them really spiked
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 1/2 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/3 cup cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt


  1. In a mixing bowl, beat butter, cream cheese, vanilla, Bailey's Irish Cream and pinch of salt with a hand mixer. Mix until well incorporated.
  2. Gradually beat in powdered sugar and coconut flakes.
  3. Using your hands, mold candy mixture to look like a potato - about the size of a large marble. Set on a plate lined with parchment paper.
  4. Gently roll each potato in cinnamon.
  5. Set finished potatoes on a plate and refrigerate until ready to eat.