Easy Cheddar Potato Cakes

Easy Cheddar Potato Cakes

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Valencia Walker


I am always looking for quick and easy dinner ideas to feed my busy family. When I stumbled upon this one, I tried it and my family instantly fell in love with these. I add about a 1/4 to 1/2 cup of real bacon bits to the batter... MMM MMM GOOD!!


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approx 20
5 Min
15 Min


  • 2 c
    instant potato flakes,
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    seasoning salt
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 c
  • 1 large
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • ·
    vegetable oil (for fying)

How to Make Easy Cheddar Potato Cakes


  1. In a bowl combine dry ingredients and onion.

    In another bowl mix milk, egg, and melted butter. Whisk until well combined; add to the dry mixture; mix well.

    Let the mixture sit for 10-12 minutes until liquid is absorbed.

    Heat oil in skillet over medium heat.

    Using slightly wet hands, tightly shape into small balls (About 2 TBLS) place into hot oil then press down lightly with back of a spoon.

    Cook about 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove to paper towels to drain. Add more oil as needed.

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About Easy Cheddar Potato Cakes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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