Cheesy Mashed Potato Puffs

Turn your leftover mashed potatoes into these irresistible Cheesy Mashed Potato Puffs! Perfectly crispy on the outside, soft and cheesy on the inside.


  • 2 cups mashed potatoes, chilled
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives or green onions
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, for coating
  • Cooking spray or oil, for greasing


  1. Preheat your oven to 400F 200C. Grease a mini muffin tin with cooking spray or oil.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the mashed potatoes, cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, eggs, chives, salt, and pepper. Mix well until all ingredients are fully incorporated.
  3. Shape the potato mixture into small balls, roll them in breadcrumbs to coat evenly, and place each one in a prepared muffin tin slot.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the puffs are golden brown and crispy on the outside.
  5. Let them cool for a few minutes before removing from the tin. Serve warm.
    Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes
    Kcal: 180 kcal Servings: 24 puffs

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