*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                               DROP DOUGHNUTS
 
 Recipe By     : Marilyn Kleinfall (Taste of Home Oct/Nov 96)
 Serving Size  : 36   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Snacks
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           mashed potatoes (mashed with milk and
                         butter)
      1/4  cup           sugar
    1                    egg -- beaten
      1/2  cup           sour cream
      1/2  teaspoon      vanilla extract
    1 1/2  cups          all-purpose flour
      1/2  teaspoon      baking soda
      1/4  teaspoon      baking powder
                         Cooking oil for deep-fat frying
                         Additional sugar OR confectioners' sugar -- optional
 
 In a bowl, combine potatoes, sugar, egg, sour cream and vanilla. Combine dry
 ingredients; stir into potato mixture. Heat oil in an electric skillet or
 deep-fat fryer to 375F. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls, 5 to 6 at a time, into
 hot oil. Fry for 1 minute per side or until golden brown. Drain on paper
 towels. Roll in sugar if desired. Serve immediately.
 
 YIELD: 3 to 3 1/2 dozen
 
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