Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes

Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes

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Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes are a fun and easy snack or appetizer that takes all the flavors you love in loaded mashed potatoes and puts them into a hand-held snack!

Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes

Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes

Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins

Total Time: 40 mins


  • 1 24oz package Bob Evan’s Original Mashed Potatoes (about 2 ½ cups)
  • 1 ½ cups shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 strips bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 2 to 3 tablespoon vegetable oil, for frying


  1. Combine the mashed potatoes, both cheeses, crumbled bacon, flour, garlic powder, onions and egg in a large bowl and stir to combine. Chill the mixture, covered, for about 15 minutes, up to 24 hours.
  2. Use an ice cream scoop with a trigger release handle to scoop potato mixture into small 2 inch rounds. Shape the rounds into 1/3 inch thick patties using your hands. Place the breadcrumbs in a shallow bowl and coat potato patties on both sides with breadcrumbs.
  3. Lightly oil the bottom of a cast iron or non-stick pan with the vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Cook the potato patties for 3 to 4 minutes per side, until golden brown, and then place on a paper towel lined plate. Let cool slightly before enjoying. Dip in either sour cream or ranch dressing.

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Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes

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