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(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Zelda Hopkins
Webb City, MO

These are really called Pennsylvannia Dutch Potato Fritters but they call them Boofers for short. Again my son loved them and so did his friends.

(3 ratings)
yield 6 --8 people
prep time 15 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For boofers

  • 2 c
    grated raw potato
  • 1 sm
    grated onion
  • 1 lg
    egg, beaten
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 dash
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped parsley
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 4 Tbsp
    all purpose flour

How To Make boofers

  • 1
    Place potatoes in a strainer to drain off all liquid. Add onion, egg, salt, pepper, parsley, baking powder, and flour. Mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls into deep hot fat and fry 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels.