Desserts

Aunt Bee's Old Fashioned Potato Candy

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This is such a fun way to use up leftover mashed potatoes and fun to make with little ones! It tastes a lot like peanut butter fudge! Yummy!

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1/2 cup leftover homemade mashed potatoes
5 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 Tablespoons Peanut Butter (approximately)
Put mashed potatoes, vanilla, and salt into a bowl and add one cup of powdered sugar at a time, while kneading with your hands until mixture becomes a firm fudge-like consistency. You may need a tad more or less of the powdered sugar depending on how the mashed potatoes where made. Make adjustments depending on the texture of the mix, you’ll want it to be firm & dry enough to keep its shape but not too dry that would cause it to crumble. Divide the mixture in half, sprinkle work surface & rolling pin with powdered sugar and roll the potato candy into a 1/4 inch thickness. Spread a thin, but not too thin, layer of peanut butter on top, about 1/4 inch. If you use too much it will squish out the sides when rolling it up. Gently roll into a loaf and cover with plastic wrap or wax paper and chill for at least 1-2 hours hours before cutting into 1/2 inch thick slices (approximately 12 per loaf).
Nutritions

Calories
232

Sodium
112mg
4% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
2g
4% DV

Carbs
51g
17% DV

Fiber
0.9g
3% DV