Source: Mother-in-law, she used to make this to send to people in war because it lasts for a long time because the sugar preserves it.
By Debra from Smyrna, GA
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My grandmother used to make potato candy pinwheels that had a layer of chocolate and a layer of peanut butter, so they were much prettier than just the potato and peanut butter. Anyone know the recipe for these? I've never made them, so I'm not quite sure how to work in the chocolate layer. Thanks!
By Nanny's Girl
No but its sounds good wreath you talking about sweet potato?
Potato candy is made with regular starchy white potatoes. I don't know how sweet potatoes would work as they don't have nearly as much starch in them.
Hope this helps. A lady in the comments section, below this recipe, stated that she used Hershey's chocolate spread as one layer and it was very good:
I am looking for the recipe for Irish potato candy.
By edith from Waynesville, NC
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I am looking for the recipe for potato candy.
My aunt who lived in West Virginia and has passed use to make potato candy. That's what she called it anyway.