Does anyone have a peanut butter roll candy recipe to share? I think it is made with confectioners sugar and milk, then rolled out and peanut butter spread on top. Roll and then cut into slices.
Joyce from Williamsburg, KY
We called this candy potato candy. My mother always used a few left over mashed potatoes as the base and added 1 Tsp. vanilla, 10X sugar, 1T. butter and a little sprinkling of salt. Just use a small amount of potatoes, about 1/4 to 1/2 cup. Keep adding 10X sugar until it thickens enough to roll out. Put some 10X sugar on the surface to roll the dough out. Roll out and spread with peanut butter, then roll up jelly roll style. I then place it on a platter and cover it with plastic wrap and refrigerate till cool and set. Then it can be sliced into whatever width slice you like. We love this and make it every year at Christmas time. (01/20/2006)
Peanut Butter Pinwheels
Make a dough with the powdered sugar (you don't need to add much liquid), dust the surface with some powdered sugar and roll out the dough like you would for sugar cookie cut outs. Spread with peanut butter. Roll and cut into 1/2 inch slices. Keep these covered or they will dry out.
Here's the recipe you have been looking for. I make it all the time for my hubby.
Mix milk, egg white, and sugar together to form a dough. Roll out on clean surface that has been sprinkled with confectioners sugar or flour. Roll out until it s about 1/4 inch thick. Spread the peanut butter on the dough and roll up. Cut into slices and refrigerate for about an hour. Enjoy!
Boil potato and drain water off. In a bowl mash the potato and butter together. Pour in confectioners sugar and mix good with hands. Wash hands and dry. Get a sheet of wax paper. Put the mixture on the paper, make sure you don't get the mixture off the paper. Spread mixture out. Put on a cookie sheet and cool in the refrigerator.
Take out of the refrigerator and spread the peanut butter over the mixture. Start at one end of the wax paper and begin to roll mixture until you have rolled all of the mixture into a roll. Put back in the frig and let chill. Take roll out and pull back the wax paper and cut into pinwheels. Place in a covered container and leave out or put in frig. It does not get hard. Good luck and don't make a mess. (10/18/2006)
Here's our old family recipe for peanut butter roll:
Hope this is what you were looking for.
By Vivian from Williamsburg, KY
I make this every year for Christmas.
Add 1 lb. of sugar and margarine together then add your vanilla and add milk slowly a little at a time til it forms a ball. Sprinkle confectioners sugar on some wax paper and roll out dough. Spread peanut butter on it and cut in half. Take clean knife and slide it under one half and roll into log. Then do the same on the other half. Refrigerate. I usually leave in fridge about 2 hours. Then slice into pieces. Everyone loves it here. Hope it is what you all are looking for. (11/04/2008)
The recipe I have was given to me by my friend's grandmother. This is a Harlan County, Kentucky recipe. It is an old fashion recipe, and takes a little time, but is absolutely worth it.
Old Fashion Peanut Butter Roll
First beat 3 egg whites until stiff. Prepare the surface to roll out the candy. Cover the surface with wax paper and spread a thick layer of powdered sugar.
Next mix all ingredients except vanilla in a large pot and boil. Stirring continuously, until ball forms. (Like when making fudge or candies) the ball should be hard and have a soft crack. Add vanilla.
Slowly pour the mixture over the egg whites while mixing with a blender the whole time. Continue to mix until the candy has cooled and resembles the texture of marshmallow cream.
Another one from Kentucky. I got this from a co-worker and it has cream cheese and you can't go wrong with that.
Just mix together and then roll out the dough onto wax or parchment paper. You may need to cut into 2 rolls. Spread peanut butter to desired amount and then roll. Refrigerate for at least an hour for it to set, but not too stiff for easy cutting.
By Debbie from Lexington KY
I use a variation of Vivian's recipe. Using vanilla icing from the grocery store eliminates the cooking portion of that recipe. Empty tub of vanilla icing in mixing bowl. Begin working in confectioners sugar until the icing is no longer sticky and you can begin to knead it. Dust rolling surface with powdered sugar and roll to desired thickness. Spread with peanut butter and roll into log. Place log onto platter and cover with plastic wrap. Place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight. Cut to desired thickness and enjoy! I love this candy, but I hated the cooking and boiling and working with the hot liquid. This recipe leaves the homemade goodness intact, but eliminates the rest. (12/08/2009)
I am from Pennsylvania, the coal region. I believe you want the recipe for Flitch Candy. Type in flitch candy and the site will come up. It is coal region recipes. (12/10/2009)
Peanut butter roll has been in our family since my grandmother owned a restaurant in Kentucky back in the 30s. My mother still makes it for Christmas to the delight of her great grandchildren. It is not potato candy; it is made by boiling Karo light corn syrup and was originally one of their recipes from the wrapper around the bottle. My grandmother added red food color to make it pink it was and is a delightful albeit difficult recipe for the novice. (06/14/2010)
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