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Gluten Free Pioneer Potato Candy Recipe

Dietary Candy Recipe

This recipe uses mashed potatoes as its base and is good! For flavoring your Gluten Free Pioneer Potato Candy there is vanilla, chocolate and peanuts. Powdered sugar makes these sweet to eat.

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup  warm, unseasoned mashed potatoes
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons Gluten free vanilla
2 pounds powdered sugar
1 pound dipping chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate
2/3 cup ground salted peanuts, optional

Mashed Potatoes for Gluten Free Pioneer Potato Candy


Recipe Directions

Combine potatoes, salt and vanilla in a 4 quart mixing bowl.

Sift powdered sugar over potatoes, stirring and adding about one cup at a time.

Mixture will liquefy when first sugar is added and will gradually begin to thicken. When it reaches the consistency of dough - knead, even if all sugar is not used.

After kneading, cover with a damp cloth. Chill until a small spoonful can be rolled into a ball.

Shape in 1 inch balls. Dip balls in chocolate that has been melted in a double boiler. Roll in peanuts. Recipe makes about 100 servings Gluten Free Pioneer Potato candies.

Purchasing Gluten Free Candies

Spangler Candy. Spangler Candy is known for its Halloween favorites: Dum Dums, Saf-T-Pops and Circus Peanuts. Spangler's ingredients, as well as its processing facilities, are free of the top eight allergens. The company reports there's a trace amount of soy oil in the lubricant used in its cooking kettles, but states that this oil has been refined, bleached and deodorized with troublesome proteins removed. Visit them at SpanglerCandy.com.

Surf Sweets. Surf Sweets creates delicious candy like Gummy Bears, Gummy Worms, Sour Berry Bears, Sour Worms, Peach Rings and Organic Jelly Beans. These are all made and packaged in a facility free of the top 8 allergens, as well as sesame and sulfites. Surf Sweets are made with natural colors and flavors and sweetened with organic fruit juice and sweeteners. No corn syrup. Most of the product line is vegan. Visit SurfSweets.com.

YumEarth Organics. YumEarth produces gluten-free friendly candy like Organic Lollipops, Fruit Snacks, Gummy Bears, Sour Beans and Candy Drops. Products and manufacturing facilities are free of the top 8 allergens, as well as sesame. YummyEarth.com.

Disclaimer: We have NO affiliation with the above mentioned companies. Just providing resources in hopes of helping.

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