Loaded Mashed Potatoe Crokettes #SP5

Total Time
18mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 mins

Official Contest Entry: Simply Potatoes 5Fix. I grew up eating crokettes and I decided to put an American spin on them. My family loves them and I get my kids to eat more veggies. It's a win for all! I hope these satisfy you all as much as they do us. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 24 ounces Simply Potatoes Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes
  • 2 12 cups flour
  • 1 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 5 slices bacon
  • 48 ounces sunflower oil

Directions

  1. Mix potatoes, 1/2 cup flour and cheese in a large mixing bowl. Fry bacon until very crispy. Drain bacon on paper towel. Let cool. After bacon is cool, chop bacon very finely. Add and mix bacon to batter. Preheat oil to 180 degrees. While oil is heating, pour 1 cup of flour out on a baking sheet. Add batter to baking sheet and knead in flour. Roll batter into one long round strip. Cut potatoe batter into 1 1/2 inch stripes. Roll strips in leftover flour and gentle lay the strips in oil and let fry for 2-3 minutes Lay crokettes on paper towel and transfer to dinner plate and enjoy! These tasty treats can be served alone or with you favor meal. These could also be enjoyed with sour cream or your favorite gravy. This is also a great recipe for kids to have a hand on expierence :).