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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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  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

  Barbara in New Jersey  Dec 9, 2013
Would make this again.
I was taught to make this candy as a child nearly 50 years ago. My grandmother told me the story as she was teaching me that this was a very popular depression era candy. As a child this was the only candy she was able to get as it was very inexpensive to make and it kept a lot of the depression children happy :) 5 stars

  Nancy in Virginia  Jun 4, 2013
Would make this again.
I made this for over 55 years. Learned to make it when i was 7 years old. 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 2, 2012
Would make this again.
I just had to try this finally. My kids LOVED it! When I put the first 2 cups of powdered sugar in with the potatoes I was very dubious. First I thought it would be way too dry as there is no liquid. NOPE! Within a few seconds the whole thing became very, very wet. I was dubious again that only 1 more cup of powdered sugar was going to bring it to "dough" consistency. But it did, just fine. All in all, it was a very easy recipe to put together. 4 stars

   Nov 21, 2012
Would not make this again.
Had to add at least another cup of sugar because it was too wet. Then it became extremely too sweet. 3 stars

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