Potato Pancakes with Cheddar, Chives, and Cream Cheese in the Middle
These are cripsy on the outside, creamy and soft on the inside.
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- 2 c
- mashed potatoes made with butter, milk salt and pepper
- 1 Tbsp
- chopped fresh chives, more if you like them
- 2/3 c
- cheddar cheese, shredded
- 1/3 c
- 1 large
- 5 Tbsp
- cream cheese
- 2/3 c
- seasoned bread crumbs, we like italian
1Mix together everything but the bread crumbs and cream cheese with a mixer.
2Cut the cream cheese into little squares, about a tablespoon a square.
3Take 1/4 or 1/5 of the mixture, form a patty in your hand, place a square of cream cheese in the middle, and form the potato mixture around it.
4Reform back into a patty.
5Put the bread crumbs into a shallow plate and press the patties on both sides into the crumbs.
6Refrigerate for an hour to give flavors a chance to marry.
7Heat 1 inch of oil in a skillet. Fry on both sides until browned and crispy.