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Grandma's Potato Candy

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Ingredients
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mashed potatoes 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), unseasoned
  Confectioners sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Smooth peanut butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Add vanilla and salt to mashed potatoes.
Chill.
Add confectioners sugar slowly to chilled potatoes until mixture is stiff and dry.
Divide mixture into 3 parts.
Working with one part at a time, roll out to about a 1/4 inch thickness on waxed paper (it should form a rectangle about 4" x 12").
Spread with a thin layer of peanut butter.
Roll up as for jelly roll.
Repeat with remaining potato mixture and peanut butter.
Chill several hours.
Slice (not too thick; this is rich).
Store in refrigerator.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Candy
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3649 Calories from Fat 1070

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 128 g196.6%

Saturated Fat 24.6 g122.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1762.3 mg73.4%

Total Carbohydrates 589 g196.4%

Dietary Fiber 19.6 g78.5%

Sugars 481.4 g

Protein 61 g123%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 36.9%

Calcium 14% Iron 31%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

Anit7's picture
my family loved this. They could not believe what it was made of. It reminds me of peanut butter balls.
Grandma's Potato Candy Recipe