Old Fashion Peanut Butter Potato Candy Recipe

Now that’s December has official begin, my family makes a lot of Candy this time of year and this recipe is one of my all time favorite!


2 h 20 m20 servings117 cals

Original recipe yields 20 servings

1/4 cup mashed potatoes

2 tablespoons milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 pinch salt

1 (16 ounce) package confectioners’ sugar

1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar for dusting, or as needed

1/3 cup peanut butter, or as needed




20 minutes Ready In 2 hour  20 minutes

Combine mashed potatoes, milk, vanilla extract, and salt in a bowl.

Stir confectioners’ sugar into potato mixture until a dough consistency is reached. Refrigerate dough until chilled, about 1 hour.

Sprinkle confectioners’ sugar on a cutting board or waxed paper.

Roll dough into a large rectangular shape on prepared surface.

Spread enough peanut butter on top layer of dough to cover.

Roll dough into a jelly roll shape; refrigerate roll for 1 hour. Slice dough into pinwheels to serve.