Mable's Potato Cookies

Mable's Potato Cookies


"An easy rolled, refrigerator, no bake cookie!"


servings 296 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 296 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 10.9 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.1g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 100 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Boil unpeeled potato until soft. Let cool slightly then peel and mash.
  2. Stir in confectioners' sugar into the mashed potato and mix until stiff. On a piece of waxed paper or plastic wrap roll out potato mixture into 1/4 inch thick rectangle. Spread peanut butter over entire area (adjust thickness to suit taste). Roll up jellyroll-fashion wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate for few hours. Cut into slices to serve.
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  1. 15 Ratings


If you are just starting out for the first time on making there cookies(potato candy). Use a small potato, size of golf ball. You will use a little over half a bag of powdered sugar. More if mix...

I haven't tried this particular recipe, but potatoe candies are a classic at home and we do it without fiexed quantities, because it all depends on the size of the potatoe. Therefore, one shoul...

i don't know if i did something wrong or what but this recipe did not work at all for me. the mixture was runny. is there a missing ingredient?

I used to know these as "pinwheels" and had no clue they were made with potatoes until last year. They are great if you use enough sugar, but VERY hard to roll (at least for me). My husband en...

I have been trying to find this recipe since the 90`s,I first had it in Va.. this recipe worked out really good. thank you

I loved this cookie. I do wish however that the size of the potatoe was stated. I used a really large one and had to use more sugar... then I ended up with to much sugar I think. But it came out...

My mother made these cookies when I was small and I have been looking for this recipe for over 25 years. Thank you for posting it. it means a lot to me. I am going to make them for Christmas ...

I tried this and it turned out kind of runny. My mom says its because the warm potato melted the sugar... I probably won't try it again because it didn't taste very good...

I guess I am not the only person that has searched for this recipe for many years! I grew up in Ohio, my mother made this cookie for my brother and me.