Potato Candy

Potato Candy Recipe

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Ann Siejka


This recipe is quick, easy and a lot of fun to make. The best part is watching people's expressions when you say, "Potato Candy"

★★★★★ 1 vote
makes about 12-15 pieces depending upon thickness
20 Min
20 Min


1 large
peeled white potato
1/4 c
peanut butter
1-2 c
confectioners' sugar

How to Make Potato Candy


  • 1Cut peeled potato into cubes and boil until tender.
  • 2Drain all water and begin beating in confectioner's sugar. Continue adding confectioner's sugar until the potato forms a "dough".
  • 3Place the "dough" onto a sheet of waxed paper and roll into a rectangle that is about 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick.
  • 4Spread peanut butter all over the "dough"
  • 5Roll the "dough" up like you would a jelly roll. Keep it wrapped in the waxed paper and place in the refrigerator until cold, about 1 hour.
  • 6Once the roll is cold remove from the refrigerator, and slice into 1/4 inch coin shaped pieces of candy. Serve.
  • 7This candy can be wrapped in plastic wrap and stored in the refrigerator for at least a week.

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About Potato Candy

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy