I've been reading gnocchi recipes and am looking forward to spending a cold saturday afternoon trying my hand at making it. HOWEVER, I was driving back from my lunch break and thought.."Wait! Can potato flakes be used to make an EASY gnocchi??" I realize that I should and will make the real thing, but has anyone every tried this? I was thinking Potato Buds brand with a little water, flour, and egg. Please no lectures on why I should just attempt the real recipe...because I have enough integrity that I will make the attempt until it works out. It's just an innocent question.