Crispy Potato Puffs


  • 1½ pounds Klondike Goldust® potatoes
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • ½ c. milk
  • 4 oz. shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 c. Panko breadcrumbs

Preparation Steps

  1. Cut potatoes into large chunks. Put into large saucepan and cover with cold water. Cool 15-20 minutes on high until tender; drain.
  2. Mash the potatoes until smooth, adding butter and milk. Add cheese, salt and pepper. Let cool slightly.
  3. Lightly beat eggs, add salt and pepper. Place breadcrumbs on a plate.
  4. With lightly floured hands, form 1 tablespoon of potato into a ball. Dip into egg, coating lightly. Then coat with breadcrumbs. Place ball onto baking sheet. Repeat with remaining mashed potatoes. Cover potatoes with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour before baking.
  5. Preheat oven to 425°F. Spray potatoes with cooking spray. Bake for 15 minutes. Turn potatoes and bake for 7-10 minutes more or until golden brown.