Potato Pillows

Robyn Bruce


Even though the recipe doesn't call for these, I like to add a little garlic powder and a little bit of dried parsley flakes to my "batter". It just adds a little bit more flavor and a little bit of "pretty".


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15 Min
40 Min


  • 6 medium
    potatoes, peeled
  • 1/3 to 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    softened butter
  • 1/4 tsp
  • dash(es)
    of pepper
  • 2
  • ·
    butter, melted

How to Make Potato Pillows


  1. Cut potatoes into large pieces.
  2. Heat 2 inches water to boiling in a pot. Add potatoes.
  3. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cook pieces for 20-25 minutes, or until tender; drain.
    Shake pan gently over low heat to dry potatoes.
  4. Heat oven to 425 degrees. Grease or spray a cookie sheet.
  5. Mash the potatoes until no lumps remain. Beat in milk in small amounts (the amount needed to make potatoes smooth and fluffy depends on the type of potatoes you use).
  6. Add ½ cup butter or margarine, salt and pepper. Beat vigorously until potatoes are light and fluffy.
  7. Add eggs and beat until blended.
  8. Drop potato mixture by spoonfuls onto cookie sheet.
  9. Brush with melted butter.
  10. Bake 15 minutes or until light brown.

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About Potato Pillows

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Wheat Free

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