Mable's Potato Cookies Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 2)
Reviewed: Dec. 6, 2006
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 should try to get the smallest potatoe possible and add sugar until it forms a dough. You can always cook another potatoe if you find you don't have enough candies in the end (there are never enough...)
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Reviewed: Nov. 29, 2006
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 and share the memory with my grandkids.
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Reviewed: Dec. 10, 2002
I'm sorry to say that this recipe did not work at all. The ingredient amounts are way off. If you want to make the "potato candy" your Grandma used to make, go to Rhonda's recipe for "potato candy", read the reviews and add extra confections sugar. It's a lot of work, so make sure you have enough time and enough sugar on hand...enjoy
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Reviewed: May 24, 2002
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?
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Reviewed: Aug. 17, 2000
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 mixture is still to wet when you try and remove it from the bowl. You will need to use powdered sugar to kneed the mixture like bread dough. When no longer tackey, put powdered sugar on rolling pin and roll out. Follow recipe. Place wax paper between each layer of cookies(candy)to keep from sticking together in air tight containe. Hope this advice helps. :)
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