Potato Puffs Recipe

Jean Teller shares a potato puffs recipe from a Grit magazine reader.

Potato puffs use up leftover mashed potatoes

Learn how to make a potato puffs recipe.

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A Grit magazine reader shares a potato puffs recipe. 

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Irene Jahraus of Hebron, North Dakota, sent this version for leftover mashed potatoes, saying, "This tastes like fresh mashed potatoes. I used to do this when I had a lot of leftovers."  

Potato Puffs Recipe

1 egg, separated
2 cups mashed potatoes
1 teaspoon butter 

Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Butter 2-quart baking dish.

Beat egg white until stiff. Beat egg yolk until light and creamy. Fold egg white and egg yolk into mashed potatoes. Heap mixture into prepared dish; dot with butter. Bake 30 minutes. Yields 4 servings.