TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2-1/2 pounds new red potatoes, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup minced chives

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 264 calories, 11g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 212mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. Place potatoes in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. In a small bowl, combine the oil, molasses, vinegar, thyme and salt. Drizzle over potatoes and toss to coat.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes. Stir in walnuts. Bake 30-35 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender, stirring once. Sprinkle with chives. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Molasses New Potatoes in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p124

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