Idaho Spudnuts (doughnuts)

Recipe by MizzNezz
READY IN: 1hr 42mins




  • Cook potatoes in water until tender.
  • Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the water.
  • Set the 1/2 cup water aside.
  • Cool to 110 degrees.
  • Mash potatoes well.
  • In lg bowl, dissolve yeast in reserved cooking water.
  • Add mashed potatoes, milk, oil, sugar, eggs and salt.
  • Add enough flour to make a soft dough.
  • Place in greased bowl, turn to grease top.
  • Cover and let rise for 1 hour, until doubled.
  • Punch down, let rise again until doubled, about 25 minutes.
  • Roll out on floured surface to 1/2 inch thick.
  • Cut with floured cutter.
  • Heat oil to 375*.
  • Fry until golden brown.
  • Mix water and powdered sugar until smooth.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Dip warm doughnuts in glaze.
  • Cool on wire racks.
  • Try not to eat all of them at once!