Old Fashioned Potato Candy

The next time you have plain, leftover mashed potatoes, make this oldie (but goodie) sweet peanut butter treat!


  • 1/3 cup russet potato (peeled, boiled, and riced or mashed)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3-4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder


  1. Combine cooked potato, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract in a bowl, until the mixture forms a putty-like dough.
  2. Dump the candy dough onto wax paper sprinkled powdered sugar.

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