*Mashed Potato Doughnuts*

Heather Isom


This recipe is great if you have left-over mashed potatoes! It seems odd but it tastes great. Enjoy!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

These doughnuts are remarkably light. This is a really easy (and tasty!) recipe. From now on, I'm going to make sure I make extra mashed potatoes just so I have leftovers! The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 3 votes

1 Hr
20 Min
Deep Fry


  • 3
  • 3/4 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    soft shortening
  • 2 3/4 c
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    mashed potatoes

How to Make *Mashed Potato Doughnuts*


  1. In a large bowl, beat 3 eggs well.
  2. Beat in sugar and soft shortening.
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder, salt, vanilla and mashed potato.
  4. Chill dough for 1 hour.
  5. Shape doughnuts and deep fry.
  6. Glaze doughnuts or sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar when just out of the fryer.

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About *Mashed Potato Doughnuts*

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Collection: Christmas 2.0
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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