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Old fashioned Coal region potato candy with peanut butter, very popular at holidays and bake sales.Made with — tah, dah — a boiled potato mixed with powdered sugar, then rolled flat, spread with peanut butter and finally rolled like a jellyroll.  Give it a try one time and you will keep it on your “treat” list!

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Flitch – old fashioned potato candy

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Servings
1 roll
Servings
1 roll
Flitch
Print Recipe
Servings
1 roll
Servings
1 roll
Ingredients
Servings: roll
Instructions
  1. Boil and peel potato.
  2. In a dish, mash potato smooth with a fork.
  3. Begin mixing in confectioners sugar. If desired, add a few drops of vanilla. Continue adding sugar and mixing until the mixture is the consistency of dough.
  4. Sprinkle a little 4X sugar on a cutting board, put the dough between two sheets of wax paper, and roll the mixture to a 1/4 inch thickness.
  5. Spread peanut butter atop the rolled mixture.
  6. Roll up the sheet, loosening it from the board with a knife as you roll. Cut into slices and serve. Refrigerate leftovers.
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