Leftover Mashed Potato Cheese Puffs Recipe

These delicious puffs are a perfect way to use up leftover mashed potatoes and turn them into a fun and tasty side dish or appetizer.


  • 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (or your favorite cheese)
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray or butter


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Lightly grease a mini muffin tin with cooking spray or butter.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the mashed potatoes, beaten egg, shredded cheese, chives (if using), salt, and pepper. Mix well until everything is incorporated.
  3. Fill each muffin cup with the mashed potato mixture, mounding slightly if desired.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the puffs are golden brown and set through.
  5. Let cool in the pan for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy warm!

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