Since this Mashed Potato Candy recipe is an unique and unusual recipe, I thought everyone would enjoy seeing it and perhaps making them.
This is also a great recipe to use up extra mashed potatoes. Know one will guess that you have used mashed potatoes in this recipe, unless you tell
them! This is an old family recipe that has been passed down for generations.
Also learn how to make
Mashed Potato Fudge - This candy taste kind of like Almond Joy (Mounds Bar) candy bars, but without the almonds.
Mashed Potato Candy Recipe:
Yields: serves many
Prep time: 20 min
1 medium baking
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract, maple flavoring, or almond extract
2 pounds powdered (confectioners)
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
* Learn how to make
Perfect Mashed Potatoes. You can also use instant mashed potatoes to make this candy.
** Potatoes are different sizes. If you end
up with more potato, you will need more confectioner's sugar.
Bake or microwave the potato until a fork pierces it easily.
While the potato is still warm, scoop out the contents of the potato and mash well.
Mix in vanilla extract, maple flavoring, or almond extract, and powdered sugar into the mashed potato mixture until
you have a stiff, workable dough. As the remaining sugar is added, the mixture will become very stiff and difficult to