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This potato candy is made from mashed potatoes with a layer of peanut butter rolled into the middle. It is super easy to make and uses every day ingredients.


Easy 3 ingredient old fashioned potato candy (no bake) is such a delicious and addictive treat - perfect for peanut butter lovers and neighbor gifts! ... We always asked for mashed potato candy when we visited. She lived through the depression, and never liked things to go to waste, so we would use leftover mashed potatoes from dinner.


This Old Fashioned Potato Candy is a classic treat made with only 4 ingredients and doesn’t require any baking! ... We always have to tell others that it is not made with leftover mashed potatoes but I guess it could be, dk. We peeled a medium potato, cubed it, cooked it, then mashed it. Really sweet with all that sugar. Reply.


I made these at Christmas for her and she loved them, as well as anyone who tasted them. Who would have thought mashed potatoes could come to her rescue. I used a non-dairy dark chocolate coating by Ghiaridelli. I will make them again for sure.


Wow–I haven’t thought about potato candy in maybe 40 years. My mother would make it for us if she happened to have leftover mashed potatoes when we were young (my folks didn’t have much money when their kids were little, but potatoes, powdered sugar and peanut butter were always on hand).


Mashed Potato Candy 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.


Pioneer Potato Candy. 19 made it | 16 reviews | 1 photos. 0. Recipe by: DEBEHOO "The main ingredients for this old fashioned candy are mashed potato and confectioners' sugar. Salted peanuts can be substituted for shredded coconut for a different taste." Save to favorites. Saved. Save. I Made It Rate it Print Pin Share.


This Old Fashioned Easter Egg Candy is a generations-old family recipe. We make it every year for Easter and it never lasts long. Don’t be alarmed by the mashed potatoes that the recipe calls for, they are a critical ingredient that I was skeptical of at first, but you’ll never be able to even tell that they’re mixed in the filling!


Another favorite from my grandma's recipe box. I love these little candies. I make several batches at Christmas to give as gifts and no one ever figured out that they had mashed potatoes in them. Well my secret is out now.


This old-school candy reminds us of divinity and other traditional homemade Southern sweets. The recipe is a testament to the genius of thrifty cooks who based the confection on leftover mashed potatoes.