READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by Julie Leo

This is my favorite lefse recipe. When I make this I think of who made these. She is not with us any more so this is real special to me. The way most Norwegians in Iowa/Minnisota eat this is with butter and sugar, also with butter and jelly. Hope you enjoy your Lefse. The time does not include making mashed potatoes.

Top Review by VO714

Thanks!! This was easy to do and the results were excellent. My Norwegian husband said they tasted like his Granny's.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups mashed potatoes (cold & no liquids added)
  • 3 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 cup flour (scant)


  1. Mix all ingredients together and knead well.
  2. Roll into long rolls, cut into 12 pieces.
  3. Roll out on a floured board (using as little flour as possible) about the size of a dinner plate.
  4. Bake on a hot grill, turning before lefse sticks and when brown spot and bubbles appear.
  5. Watch closely; it doesn't take long.

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