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Potato Candy

Potato Candy
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of powdered sugar
  • 1 medium size potato peeled
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Instructions
  1. Boil the potato in the 2 cups of water until done.
  2. You can easily poke it with a fork, but not mash it..
  3. Very carefully drain the water from the potato into a
  4. glass measuring cup, until you get ½ cup.
  5. Empty the rest down the sink or save for making more potato candy.
  6. In a large bowl, or large stand mixer bowl on very low speed
  7. mix powdered sugar, vanilla, and
  8. potato water 1 teaspoon at a time until it forms a dough ball.
  9. Add enough of the remaining water to make the dough
  10. plyable but not wet.
  11. Spread on wax paper, and roll out into a rectangle about
  12. ½ inch thick. You can use powdered sugar
  13. to keep the rolling pin from sticking to the dough.
  14. Spread the peanut butter on the entire surface of the dough.
  15. Carefully roll the candy length wise until you have a “log”.
  16. Cut into ½ inch pieces and store in airtight container.
  17. You can add chocolate chips or coconut to the peanut butter
  18. filling.
  19. You can eat the potato with any of these.... salt, pepper, ranch dressing,
  20. blue cheese dressing, cheese, and butter!