Maple Bacon Tater Puffs #SP5

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Alandrews

"Official Contest Entry: Simply Potatoes 5Fix" The perfect sweet and savory breakfast side dish.

Top Review by JaymzMF

This is so easy to make and so delicious! Very flavorful. Who doesn't love bacon?? Awesome recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb bacon, diced into small pieces
  • 24 ounces Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed Potatoes
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 12 cups shredded cheddar cheese, separated
  • 13-12 cup maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. In a large skillet, cook bacon pieces until crisp. Remove from skillet. Reserve the bacon fat.
  3. Place potatoes into a large bowl.
  4. Add egg yolks, 1 cup cheddar cheese and 1/2 of the cooked bacon.
  5. Mix well.
  6. With a pastry brush, brush the insides of a 6 cup jumbo muffin tin with some of the reserved bacon fat.
  7. Divide potato mixture between the 6 cups.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle the 6 puffs with the remaining cheese and bacon.
  9. Bake an extra 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the puffs are pulling slightly away from the edges of the pan.
  10. Serve each Maple Bacon Tater Puff with 1 to 2 tablespoons maple syrup.

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