Try these Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes whenever you have leftover mashed potatoes. They are the perfect comfort food that never goes out of style…

These Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes are an easy and tasty breakfast recipe

People give them many names, including potato latkes, mashed potato fritters, potato patties. They make a quick meal on a busy weekend, and also are ideal for weekend brunch.

These pancakes are versatile, so you can make smaller sized ones as appetizers for a party! You can serve them with sour cream, salsa, apple sauce, chopped green onions and cheese.


Watch our video tutorial to see how to make them:

These Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes are an easy and tasty breakfast recipe
5 from 1 vote

Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes

A delicious way to use up leftover mashed potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 230 kcal
Author TipBuzz


  • 3 cups mashed potatoes
  • 2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons flour + more for coating
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons Green Onions chopped
  • oil for frying
  • sour cream optional


  1. In a large bowl, combine mashed potatoes, cheddar cheese, flour, egg and green onion. Mix until well combined.
  2. Using your hands, form mixture into 2 inch balls. Flatten them into pancakes and then coat in flour.
  3. Heat a frying pan on medium heat. Fry pancakes in oil until golden brown and crispy.
  4. Serve warm with sour cream and other desired toppings. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 230 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 424mg 18%
Potassium 316mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 5%
Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 3%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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