Peanut Butter Potato Candy

Peanut Butter Potato Candy

Brandilynn7 21

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


2 h 20 m servings 117 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 20 servings



  • Calories:
  • 117 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 24g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 40 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


  • Prep

  • Ready In

  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.
  • profile image

Your rating



  1. 39 Ratings


This candy is super delicious and sweet. My mother use to make this for me when I was little, I made it for my children and then grandchildren. It's always a big hit. Do NOT alter this make a...

Love this recipe! It's a traditional Irish recipe that my family made for years around the holidays. I use more than 1/3 a cup of peanut butter because I like a thick layer (and I like the peanu...

A favorite recipe from my childhood! My mom made this for Christmas, to put on the cookie tray and it was always one of my favorites, because I love peanut butter so much. I did not measure the ...

I must be stuck on stupid today. My daughter came home from school today and told me she needed a cultural dish for her class potluck, TOMORROW. I panicked at first but my Dad suggested I make...

I followed this recipe, as another reviewer said, exactly...well, something was amiss. It was a blob of soft dough that even after 1 hour in refrig it was nearly impossible to roll out. I had ...

I couldn't believe how easy this candy was! Make sure to add enough powdered sugar to get the potato portion to a dough that is easy to roll, and not too sticky- I think I added a little more th...

This is one of those recipes from my mother's childhood that was never written down. A few modifications - forget measurements! Start with only HALF of a small boiled potato (peeled and mashed...

I've made Potato Candy in the past, and since have lost that recipe. This recipe looked right, so I gave it a shot. Like many others here, my mixture was nothing but soup and completely unusable...

Yummy! (and super easy!) This candy is very sweet so I decided to use natural peanut butter. The natural peanut butter with the potato/sugar layer complemented each other perfectly! Do what othe...