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 This recipe, courtesy of the Idaho Potato Commission, is too cute for words!  It will be a big hit for Halloween. Your favorite Idaho mashed potatoes can be used here instead of instant - leftover ones work especially well. 

Mummified Mashed Idaho Potatoes

4 cups prepared Instant Mashed Idaho Potatoes
   (Or leftover mashed potatoes)
Corn husk (fresh or packaged)*
Assorted vegetables

Recommended vegetables:
- Peas and carrots for eyes
- Herbs for eyelashes
- Black olive slices for eyebrows
- Corn kernels for ears
- Sliced radishes and olive halves for shoes

Additional suggestions:
- Red, yellow, green bell pepper slices
- Sugar snap peas
- Cucumbers
- Green beans
- Zucchini
- Eggplant

After preparing instant mashed potatoes according to box directions, let potatoes cool to touch.

Place opened cornhusk on plate and put on large dollop (approximately 3/4 cup) of potatoes in center of husk. Gently mold potatoes into the oblong shape of a  mummy.

Select vegetables to create mummy features and choose approximate location where to place. Carefully press the vegetables into potatoes.

*Note: Corn husks are used to enhance the visual appearance (they are not edible). Mummified Mashed Idaho Potatoes can be prepared without corn husks.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe courtesy the Idaho Potato Commission.

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