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cookies made from mashed potatoes
From The Collectors Newsletter #476 November 2006 (11-20-2006)

Pattiann requested a recipe for " cookies made from mashed potatoes".
Here are some responses. If you have a variation of this recipes that you
would like to share with our readers, send them to us at recipes@tias.com
Be sure to also check out this weeks recipe request, below.
I think this may be the recipe you are looking for, but I think it is more of a
candy than a cookie. The recipe is in the Y.W.C.A. of Lima, Ohio Cook Book.

Chocolate Covered Mashed Potato Balls
3/4 cup mashed potatoes
1 Lb. cocoanut
1 Lb. powdered sugar
1 tsp. almond extract

Mix and form into small balls. Refridgerate for 1/2 hour to 1 hour. Dip in
melted chocolate (semi-sweet chocolate bits melted in a double boiler).
Place on wax paper to cool.
I do hope this is the recipe that you are looking for. Betty E.

--Another Recipe--

I hope this is what you are looking for. It sounds like it .

Mashed Potato Cookies
1 1/2 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. butter
1 c. brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 egg
3 oz. unsweetened chocolate, melted, cooled
1/2 c. mashed potato
3/4 c. buttermilk

Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla. Mix. Add chocolate
and mashed potato and mix well. Add dry ingredients alternately with
buttermilk , mixing just enough after each addition to combine ingredients.
Drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for
12 to 13 minutes. Frost immediately with chocolate icing.
Nancy in Owasso OK

--Another Recipe--

My mother used to make these also when we were little and lived out on
the farm...I had forgotten about them and then I found this recipe ...hope
this is the recipe Mr.Silky remembers.....

4 c. coconut
3/4 c. cooked, cold mashed potatoes
1 lb. powdered sugar
6 oz. chocolate chips
A small piece of paraffin
Mix the first 3 ingredients together. Shape into balls the size of a walnut.
Let dry on wax paper. Melt chips and paraffin on low heat. Dip balls into
chocolate. Taste like Mounds candy bars. Ela Mae
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