Peanut Butter Potato Candy


This candy is super easy to make and the ingredients are ones that most people usually have readily available in the house.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
20 servings


  • ¼ cup mashed potatoes

  • 2 tablespoons milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 (16 ounce) package confectioners' sugar

  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar for dusting, or as needed

  • cup peanut butter, or as needed


  1. Combine mashed potatoes, milk, vanilla extract, and salt in a bowl.

  2. Stir confectioners' sugar into potato mixture until a dough consistency is reached. Refrigerate dough until chilled, about 1 hour.

  3. Sprinkle confectioners' sugar on a cutting board or waxed paper.

  4. Roll dough into a large rectangular shape on prepared surface.

  5. Spread enough peanut butter on top layer of dough to cover.

  6. Roll dough into a jelly roll shape; refrigerate roll for 1 hour. Slice dough into pinwheels to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

117 Calories
2g Fat
24g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 117
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 21mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 39mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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