Norwegian Lefse

READY IN: 2hrs
Recipe by carolin_anderson

Every Christmas since I was a little girl, my grandma always made lefse, now me and my dad make it together to give my grandma a break. It is such a treat at our house because it is very time consuming - but worth every minute. (Note: It works best when mashed potatoes are cold)

Top Review by Pinaygourmet 345142

My husband's family is Norwegian and lefse is a traditional Christmas and Thanksgiving treat. I've recently learned how to make lefse and he absolutely loves them specially when they're hot straight out of the griddle, slathered with butter and lingon berry jam of course. This is a great short-cut version.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl mix potatoes, milk, butter, salt and 3/4 cup of flour.
  2. Kneed briefly on lightly floured board, adding flour to make the
  3. dough non-sticky.
  4. Divide dough into 12 equal balls; roll each on lightly floured
  5. board into a circle paper thin.
  6. Lightly oil a heavy skillet or crepe pan; set over medium heat.
  7. Cook one at a time, until lightly browned, about one minute on
  8. each side.
  9. Stack on a plate with a paper towel in between each one.
  10. Freeze leftovers, and thaw throughout the year and enjoy a favorite anytime.

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