Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes Recipe

These cheesy mashed potato pancakes are a delightful twist on traditional pancakes. Crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside, they make a perfect side dish or even a hearty breakfast option.


  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (for frying)


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the mashed potatoes, shredded cheddar cheese, all-purpose flour, chopped green onions, beaten egg, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  3. Take about 1/4 cup of the potato mixture and shape it into a pancake. Place it gently into the hot skillet.
  4. Cook the pancake for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy.
  5. Remove the pancake from the skillet and place it on a paper towel-lined plate to drain any excess oil.
  6. Repeat the process with the remaining potato mixture, adding more oil to the skillet as needed.
  7. Serve the cheesy mashed potato pancakes hot, garnished with extra chopped green onions if desired.
  8. Enjoy your delicious cheesy mashed potato pancakes as a tasty side dish or a comforting breakfast treat!

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