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This recipe for POTATO DOUGHNUTS, by , is from Mary Jo's Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Jo Creevy
Added: Monday, November 3, 2008


2 cups hot mashed potatoes (mashed with milk and butter)
2-1/2 c. sugar
2 c. buttermilk
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 T. butter or margarine, melted
2 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. ground nutmeg
tsp. salt
6-1/2-7 cups flour
Vegetable oil

Fast Fudge Frosting
4 c. xxx sugar
c. cocoa
tsp. salt
1/3 c. boiling water
1/3 c. butter or margarine, melted
1 tsp. vanilla

Combine potatoes, sugar, buttermilk and eggs. Stir in butter, baking soda, powder, nutmeg, salt and enough of the flour to form a soft dough. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; pat out to thickness. Cut with doughnut cutter. Heat oil and fry for 2 minutes per side or until browned. Place on paper towels. Dip tops of warm doughnuts in frosting.




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