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How to make bacon cheddar potato cakes

Finally! A use for leftover mashed potatoes!

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STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Cook and crumble bacon.

Cook and crumble bacon.

If bacon was cooked in a pan, leave bacon grease.  If bacon was cooked on a microwaveable plate like one shown here, add bacon drippings to a frying pan.

If bacon was cooked in a pan, leave bacon grease. If bacon was cooked on a microwaveable plate like one shown here, add bacon drippings to a frying pan.

Add mashed potatoes to a large mixing bowl.

Add mashed potatoes to a large mixing bowl.

Crack two eggs in a separate bowl.

Crack two eggs in a separate bowl.

Whisk well.

Whisk well.

Add eggs and onion powder to bowl with mashed potatoes.

Add eggs and onion powder to bowl with mashed potatoes.

Mix well.

Mix well.

Add bacon.

Add bacon.

Add cheese.

Add cheese.

Add salt and pepper and stir well.

Add salt and pepper and stir well.

Scoop out a handful of mashed potatoes and use hands to make patties.  WARNING... This step is messy, so take off rings first! \ud83d\ude0a

Scoop out a handful of mashed potatoes and use hands to make patties. WARNING... This step is messy, so take off rings first! 😊

Heat bacon grease over medium heat and fry patties.

Heat bacon grease over medium heat and fry patties.

When browned, flip to fry other side.

When browned, flip to fry other side.

Serve and enjoy!

  • 4.0c Cold mashed potatoes
  • 2.0 Eggs
  • 4.0 Slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1.0c Cheddar cheese
  • 1.0tsp Onion powder
  • 1/2tsp Salt
  • 1/2tsp Black pepper