Potato Apple Tart

Today we made Potato Apple Tart With Cinnamon Glaze!

1C cooked mashed potatoes, 1T butter, melted; 1/4t salt, 1T brown sugar, 4T flour

Filling: 1 medium apple, peeled, cored and chopped into 1/2″ pieces, 1T brown sugar, 1T butter

Glaze: 1 1/3C powdered sugar, 1/2T cinnamon, 1T water

Preheat oven to 350F. Mix together potatoes, melted butter, salt and brown sugar.

Potato Apple Tart

Potato Apple Tart

Potato Apple Tart

Potato Apple Tart

Potato Apple Tart

Mix in enough flour to make a soft dough.

Potato Apple Tart

Press half of this into a small, round greased cake pan. Mix filling ingredients.

Potato Apple Tart

Spread on top of dough in pan.

Potato Apple Tart

Evenly press remaining dough on top. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely. Stir together glaze ingredients until barely spreadable.

Potato Apple Tart

Potato Apple Tart

Potato Apple Tart

Spread on tart.

Potato Apple Tart

Makes 2 servings.

Potato Candy

Today we made Potato Candy!

1 medium potato, 1 1/2C to 2C powdered sugar, 1/2t vanilla extract, 1/2t almond extract, pinch salt, 1/2C dried or candied fruit and/or nuts

This recipe is from “Jewish Cookery” by Leah H. Leonard, originally published in 1949.

Boil and mash the potato.

Potato Candy

Potato Candy

Potato Candy

When cool, add extracts. Work in salt and powdered sugar until rollable– about 10 minutes.

Potato Candy

Potato Candy

Potato Candy

Knead on lightly sugared surface until smooth. Work in coarsely chopped fruit and/or nuts.

Potato Candy

Potato Candy

Potato Candy

Roll into balls. Store chilled.

Potato Candy

Potato Brownies

Today I made Potato Brownies!

1/2C butter, 4 oz bittersweet chocolate, 2 eggs, 1 1/2C sugar, 2 medium potatoes, baked, peeled and mashed, 1C flour

Melt butter with chocolate.

Potato Brownies

Add sugar.

Potato Brownies

Cool 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 350F.

Potato Brownies

Add eggs.

Potato Brownies

Stir in flour. Blend well.

Potato Brownies

Add potatoes. Blend well.

Potato Brownies

Potato Brownies

Turn into 13″ X 9″ greased pan. Bake 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Don’t overbake.

Potato Brownies

Mock Macaroons

Today I made Mock Macaroons!

1 medium potato, baked and mashed, 14oz shredded coconut, 1/4t salt, 1t vanilla extract, 3C powdered sugar, 10oz bittersweet chocolate, 1/3C water

Thoroughly mix first four ingredients. Gradually work in powdered sugar. Blend well.

Mock Macaroons

Shape into balls and place on foil-lined cookie sheet. Chill 2 or more hours. Melt chocolate with water, stirring constantly. Dip each ball in chocolate.

Mock Macaroons

Mock Macaroons

Chill 2 or more hours.

Mock Macaroons