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Fried Loaded Mashed Potato Balls from

Fried Loaded Mashed Potato Balls

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Yield: 16 balls 1x


Turn your mashed potatoes into an appetizer! These mashed potato bites are breaded and fried, making them the perfect finger food.



  • 1 package Betty Crocker Ultimate Loaded Mashed Potatoes (half of a 10 oz box), prepared, chilled
  • 4 egg
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs
  • oil, for frying


  1. Roll the potatoes into 1-inch balls.
  2. Place the eggs in a shallow dish and lightly whisk. Place the breadcrumbs in another shallow bowl. Roll the potatoes in the breadcrumbs, then dip in the egg, then roll in the breadcrumbs again. Place on a baking sheet and continue until all of the potatoes have been used. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat about 2 inches of oil in a Dutch oven or heavy bottomed pot. Fry the balls in batches in the hot oil until crispy and brown, 3-4 minutes. Remove to a paper towel lined plate to drain. Serve warm.