Bacon Cheddar Mashed Potato Cakes

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By Mary Hamil
from Arnold, MD

Found this in my grandmother's recipe box.

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serves 8

Ingredients

  •   3 slice
    bacon
  •   4 c
    cold leftover mashed potatoes
  •   2
    eggs
  •   1 tsp
    onion powder
  •   1/2 tsp
    salt
  •   1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  •   1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese

How To Make

  • 1
    Place the bacon in a large, deep skillet, and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned and crisp, about 10 minutes. Remove the bacon slices, crumble, and set aside. Leave the bacon drippings in the skillet.
  • 2
    Mix the mashed potatoes, eggs, onion powder, salt, and black pepper together in a bowl; stir in the crumbled bacon and Cheddar cheese.
  • 3
    Form the mixture into 8 patties. Heat the bacon drippings over medium heat, and pan-fry the patties in the drippings until crisp on each side, about 4 minutes per side.

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