Instead our family tradition is Irish Potatoes. These little treats have nothing to do with potatoes or being Irish but they sure are yummy.
Is there a particular food you eat in honor of St. Patrick's Day?
1 stick butter
1 tbsp vanilla
2 tbsp water
1 lb powdered sugar
Pinch of salt
1 bag coconut flakes (optional)
Melt butter over medium heat. Stir in vanilla and water.
Pour over powdered sugar, salt and coconut if using. Mix well until thickened.
Refrigerate until slightly firm.
Shape into balls and roll in cinnamon until coated.
Allow to set in refrigerator over night.