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I had leftover mashed potatoes after my Thanksgiving dinner and was looking for something different to do with them other than just fry them up; this was the perfect solution for the day-after-Thanksgiving dinner. These were wonderful! They were so easy to prepare, and I like that they are baked rather than fried. I used my potato masher to combine all the ingredients, as I wanted to make sure no lumps of cold mashed potatoes remained. Unfortunately, I had to omit the onions (or else my son wouldn't have eaten them), but I sauted two large cloves of garlic as a substitute. I will definitely make these again!

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Lennie October 14, 2002

What a surprise! Incredibly delicious! I decreased the ingredients by 1/3 and added some minced garlic to the last minute of onion cooking time. These were so good, I ate some for breakfast (I'm kind of weird) and they were even great cold. Terrific recipe!

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Boxerwing January 05, 2003

a great way to use up leftover mashed potatoes! i added a little basil, garlic, and onion salt. BF says they're the best potato pancakes he's ever had *s*

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Melany * November 19, 2002

These are SO GOOD! This recipe is nothing short of spectacular. Its mind-blowing sometimes to see what creations leftovers can make! Delicious!

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JefferyBeans July 14, 2002

AWESOME - even better cold. Did not do the egg wash as batter seemed a bit runny - could not shape into rounds but rather just spooned right onto the pan. Next time will add more flour I guess to make more firm. Did not flip and bottoms nice brown but top surface did not brown probably from omitting the egg wash! Held together great when removed from pan. Great breakfast munchie so would be great lunch appetizer. Definitely Definitely a make again.

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karen in tbay October 15, 2003

This is a great way to use up left over mashed potatoes, I agree with everybody else. I am now switching from my mothers recipe to yours. Absolutely delicious.

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~Leanne~ November 12, 2003

THIS is the recipe I have been wanting for potato pancakes!!! 3 onions seemed like a lot to me, but they came out great. I love that they are baked-less mess and less fat-and they really come out like pancakes when they are done. Marvelous!

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TiaGem September 22, 2003

I had about 2 cups left over mashed potatoes, so I adjusted all the quantities, and I only used 1 large onion. I browned the potato pancakes in butter on both sides before putting in the oven for about 10 - 15 minutes. They were delicious. They had a nice brown crust, and soft, savory center. The onion and seasoning was just right. We will make these again when we have left over mashed potatoes. Thanks for posting!

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PanNan April 25, 2004

What a great way to prepare leftover mashed potatos! I only used 2 onions cause that's all I had but next time I make them, I'll use 3. I loved the idea of baking them instead of frying! Thanks to you, Bev, the next time I make mashed potatos, I'll deliberately make too many!

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ckambic January 28, 2004

Another great recipe, Bev! I made these tonight for supper exactly as stated, except I halved the recipe since there is only two of us. These were wonderful! I love potato pancakes, but usually I have a terrible time frying them... half of them are stuck to the pan and get broken ! The oven method gave us delicious pancakes, all in one piece! I'll certainly be making these again. Thanks Bev!

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BrendaM January 06, 2004
Potato Pancakes