Mound Bars

Cookies & Bars
Course Cookies and Bars


  • 4 cup Powder Sugar
  • 4 cup Flake Coconut
  • 3/4 cup Cold Mashed Potatoes No Added Milk, Butter or Cream
  • 1-1/2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 lb Dark Candy Coating My mother used a combination of semi-sweet chocolate chips and chocolate almond


  • Boil potatoes in water with no salt.
  • Drain, mash, and then cool the potatoes.
  • Combine sugar, coconut, mash potatoes, vanilla and salt in a large bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Refrigerate the mixture until cold.
  • Form into 1 x 1-1/2-inch logs or to your preferred size. (You can also create a couple long logs and then cut into sections after frozen.)
  • Place logs onto baking sheet and freeze.
  • Microwave candy coating (1/2 lb. almond bark to 1 (12 oz.) bag of chocolate chips.)*
  • Dip coconut logs into chocolate coating.
  • Place onto wax paper to harden.
  • For a glossy chocolate coating, add 1 tbsp. of paraffin wax to chocolate coating.

Submitted By

Betty Brendel, Bismarck, ND
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