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Potato Candy

No recipe image available.Old-fashioned pinwheel candies made with mashed potatoes and filled with peanut butter.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 medium potato
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (1-pound) box powdered sugar
Peanut butter to taste (smooth or crunchy)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In small saucepan cover whole, unpeeled potato with water and boil until tender. Drain, peel and place in large mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer; add butter and vanilla. Slowly add the powdered sugar, mixing until you have a stiff dough.
  2. Roll out on a powdered-sugared surface. Spread with a layer of peanut butter. Roll up as for a jelly roll. Chill until firm and then slice into 1/2-inch pinwheels.

Makes about 1 1/2 pounds candy.