Easy 3 ingredient old fashioned potato candy (no bake) is such a delicious and addictive treat - perfect for peanut butter lovers and neighbor gifts!
Old Fashioned Potato Candy Yum. This contest is now closed. Congratulations to Mary Jo F for winning and please enjoy the recipe. Thanks! This is an old fashioned candy recipe that I’ve received a lot of requests for. Mama said her Mama Reed used to make it around the holidays for all the kids. Mama Reed had ten children herself, but was ...
This is a recipe from my past. My best friend in middle school hailed from W. Virginia, and this was a common candy made around holidays. I thought she was crazy, but I did try it... and wow! It just tasted like good peanut butter candy! She passed away in 1991 and I still miss her to this day. This one is for you Marge. Hope
This Old Fashioned Potato Candy is a classic treat made with only 4 ingredients and doesn’t require any baking! I was at a friend’s house last week and she set out some leftover Old Fashioned Potato Candy she had made for a baby shower she hosted.
More wonderful Candy Recipes.. Potato Candy History: It is difficult to find written documentation or early cookbooks on the history of potato candy. Most people that remember this candy as a child recall the recipe being passed down from Grandparents and Great Grandparents of German or Irish descent.
Potato Candy?? That was my reaction! But let me tell you, it's kind of like a candy, fudge, sweet treat, oh and I should mention DELICIOUS! My neighbor used to get my kids off the bus and made this sweet treat for them once in awhile for an after school treat. In all my years of baking and inheriting heirloom recipes, this was
Combine cooked potato, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract in a bowl, until the mixture forms a putty-like dough. Dump the candy dough onto wax paper sprinkled powdered sugar. Use a rolling pin to roll into a rectangular shape. Trim to form straight edges. Spread an even layer of peanut butter ...
Old-Fashioned Potato Candy. ... In candy? We know. But we promise it works. The potato acts as a binder in the dough and the end result tastes nothing at all like potatoes. It’s just a soft, sweet (like, really sweet), no-bake candy that’s genius in its resourcefulness. Some say the recipe was brought to the United States from Germany ...
I make this candy every year for Christmas gifts. My mom always made it. For years I have been looking for an actual recipe. You are right about size of potato, I tried to make a bigger batch once and could never get it to form a dough I just had to get bigger bowls and more sugar.
Old-Fashioned Potato Candy is not only a delicious holiday candy to eat, it’s super fun and easy to make and you only need 3 ingredients. It’s also no-bake. What’s not to love? And yes, it really does have potato in it. A potato, powdered sugar, and peanut butter are all you need. It’s kind ...