Savory Mashed Potato Doughnuts

Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 12 mins

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  1. Cook potatoes 20–25 minutes, until soft.
  2. Drain well.
  3. Mash potatoes with butter, cheese, salt, and pepper.
  4. Refrigerate until cold.
  5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  6. Toast amaranth for 15 minutes, shaking pan occasionally to toast evenly.
  7. While amaranth is toasting, work flour into potatoes.
  8. Split potato mixture into six equal portions.
  9. Roll each portion into a 7 inch rope.
  10. Roll each rope in toasted amaranth, then form into a donut shape.
  11. Place donuts on a lightly greased cookie sheet, and bake 12 minutes.