Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 4 mins

A great way to use up mashed potatoes. After cooking these may be frozen and reheated for later use.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and spices.
  2. Stir in beaten eggs, chives and mashed potatoes.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Heat cooking oil to 365 degrees F.
  5. Drop potato by the teaspoonsful into hot oil.
  6. Cook 3-4 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Drain on paper toweling.


Most Helpful

My family loved these.A great way to use left over mashed potatoes. Thanks for the great recipe. :o)

motherof4boys May 20, 2003

Quick, easy and tasty. Halved the recipe and I ended up with 8 smallish puffs. A nice and different side dish.

Pets'R'us April 18, 2003

Nice, quick and easy side. I used green onions and parmisian cheese in mine. Very versitile recipe. I'll use it again in a variety of ways.

bonita_colombia May 19, 2008

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