Kid-Sized Mashed Potato Balls

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Chris from Kansas

I made these up to get the kids interested in mashed potatoes. They loved them and asked for more. Pretty simple too!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pierce potatoes several times with fork.
  2. Microwave for about 7 minutes or until soft.
  3. Let cool for 10 minutes.
  4. Cut potatoes in half and scoop out insides into a medium bowl. Mash with a fork. Discard skins.
  5. Add butter, parmesan cheese, milk and salt. Mash again. Add more milk if necessary to make a smooth consistency.
  6. Using a small scoop, make 8 balls on a microwave-safe plate.
  7. Carefully make a small indentation with your finger in each.
  8. Cut cheese slice into 8 pieces and fold each in half. Place in idendation of each potato ball.
  9. Microwave potato balls for 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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