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Potato Candy

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Makes about 48

1/4 cup cooked white potatoes
1 pound confectioners sugar (about 3 cups)
1 teaspoon vanilla
peanut butter

Mash potaoes, add vanilla, and approximately 1 pound of confectioners sugar until soft dough is formed. Divide dough in fourths. Roll between wax paper until 1/8 inch thick. Spread thin layer of peanut butter on each layer. Roll up like jelly roll. Refrigerate overnight. Cut into pieces and serve - may sprinkle with confectioners sugar if desired.

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Reviews of Potato Candy:

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  Denise in Minnesota  Dec 21, 2014
Would make this again.
I cannot believe I just saw this recipe. My Grandmother made it every Christmas and gave it to my family in a special round tin every year. I waited every Christmas for that tin to come.
No one here in Minnesota, that I know of, never heard of it and they don\'t think it would taste very good. How wrong they were. I make it every year, even if I have to eat it all myself. Thank you for publishing this awesome family recipe.
5 stars

  Doddie Thompson in Lafayette G.A  Dec 14, 2014
Would make this again.
i love this candy my aunt Barbara made me this for Christmas and now she has past away and i found this now i can make it like she did for everyone 5 stars

  A2skater in Ann Arbor, Michigan  Dec 12, 2014
Would make this again.
I used Nutella instead of peanut butter. Yumm! Add a little bit of orange zest or extract to the sugar and potato dough for another yummy flavor (along w the Nutella). 5 stars

  ce ce in maryland  Dec 1, 2014
Would make this again.
Mom made it every year and now it's my turn. Best candy ever!!! I have added extras for the holidays..mints and nuts 5 stars

  Jordan grace Bach in Virginia Beach, VA  Dec 12, 2013
Would make this again.
Easy and delicious, I added raisins and substituted almond butter in place of the peanut butter. Makes the kids and husband happy! 5 stars

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