Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

An old family recipe, that's soooo good it's scary! Even the most timid potato salad eater will love this one!


  1. Peel and cut up potatoes and boil until done.
  2. Drain potatoes and add onion.
  3. In a small pan fry bacon, DO NOT DRAIN.
  4. In a heavy saucepan mix flour and sugar.
  5. To the sauce pan add the water and vinegar (whisk while pouring).
  6. Boil mixture until clear , should be approximately 5-10 minutes.
  7. Add bacon and drippings to the clear mixture. Stir until well combined.
  8. Pour warm mixture over potatoes and add salt, pepper, and celery seed to taste.
  9. Serve warm.
  10. *This is how my mom use to make it.I like it a little sweeter so I use scant amounts of salt and almost 2 cups of sugar. You can also keep this warm in a crockpot for potluck dinners.*.
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I served this last year for our annual Oktoberfest get together and it was a huge hit! Everyone asked for the recipe and I am making it again this year!

Ma the meatloaf September 08, 2013

Your recipe was wonderful. I highly recommend it.

Cinisajoy April 24, 2009