3/4 cup cold mashed potatoes
4 cups icing sugar
4 cups desiccated coconut (unsweetened)
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
Pinch of salt
Combine cold mashed potatoes and icing sugar, adding sugar a little at a time. (Mixture will be runny.) Add coconut, flavorings and salt. Mix well and let stand for 10 minutes.
Form into small balls and then shape into peaks or bells. Place silver candy in bottom for ding dong. Make ribbon bow of pink icing on top and pipe a pink icing ruffle around bottom edge. Place on wax paper. Freeze, if necessary.
Makes about 70 bells.