Peanut Butter And Potato Candy Recipe

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peanut butter and potato candy

Paula Woods


my mama always made this as a treat for us at Christmas but you could have it all year long - everyone loves it - I'm not sure of where she got this recipe.

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20 Min
30 Min


1 large
potato raw and uncooked
1 c
peanut butter
5 c
powdered sugar
1/4 c
semi-sweet mini chocloate chips (optional)
1 pinch


1wash and boil your whole potato in the jacket - a pinch of salt in the water you use to boil your potato in
when potato is tender and done - take it and cook slightly.
peel the jacket off the potato
put your potato in a bowl
mash up like mashed potatoes
add enough powdered sugar to make the consitency of pie dough
make sure both ingredients are well blended
dust your area with powdered sugar to roll out your dough
dust a little powdered sugar on your dough
roll out to the consitency of pie dough
spread out peanut butter on the potato dough
optional to add mini semi sweet chocolate chips
roll your dough like a jelly roll
wrap in saran wrap
take out of your freezer about 20 t0 30 minutes before serving
slice in pieces about 1/3 inch wide
it is very rich so you don't want your slices too thick
no one will ever guess that you have a potato in the dough

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy