Potato candy

Potato Candy Recipe

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Elsie Eten


This recipe comes from my mom back in the 50's. There were 10 kids so not a lot of money for extras since my father was a Coal Miner.
You just need a cooked potato, powdered sugar and peanut butter

★★★★★ 2 votes
At least 10 several times over
1 Hr


1 large
potato cooked till tender
2 pkg
16 oz powdered sugar or more according to how big the potato is
2 c
creamy peanutbutter

How to Make Potato candy


  • 1cook one medium to large peeled potato, drain cool. Put in mixer and start mixing cooked potato. Start adding powdered sugar, at first it will turn more liquid looking just keep adding powder sugar until it comes together into a ball. Roll out with powdered sugar on counter. Spread peanut butter over all of dough. Roll from small end of dough until completely rolled. let sit and rest for 10 minutes. Cut into round pieces not too thick about like a sugar cookie. Taste Great. Cover to keep fresh. No refrigerator needed.
    FROM A COAL MINER's daughter Jazzelise

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About Potato candy

Course/Dish: Candies