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Mashed Idaho Potato Ghost

Mashed Idaho Potato GhostA fun and easy Halloween-themed side dish.

Recipe Ingredients:

5 cups mashed Idaho potatoes
Waxed paper, as needed
1/2 cup small black olives

Cooking Directions:

  1. Create a ghost shape out of wax paper.
  2. Place ghost template on serving dish or cookie sheet. Working with 5 cups of mashed potatoes, use rubber spatula to mold into ghost shape.
  3. Using a small paring knife, slice olives to create circular shapes to be used for eyes and mouth.
  4. To heat ghost, microwave on high for 3 to 5 minutes on a microwavable plate. If using an oven, place potatoes on a cookie sheet and reheat at 350°F (175°C), loosely covered with foil for 10 to 15 minutes or until heated through.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Idaho Potato Commission.