Baked Stuffed Mashed Potato Bites with Dipping Sauce

Recipe by Jenny at honeyandbirch.com

YIELD 26 servings
TIME 30 minutes

These little bites pack a BIG flavor! Perfect for dunking in creamy loaded baked potato dip.

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Prep Time5 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time30 mins
  
Ingredients
1 ½ cups (3.74 oz package) or 1 cup of Value size Idaho Spuds mashed potatoes, cold
1 Large egg
¼ cup flour
½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 tbsp cooked, finely chopped bacon
1 tbsp diced chives panko bread crumbs
Dipping Sauce
1 cup sour cream
2 tbsp shredded cheddar
2 tbsp cooked, finely chopped bacon
1 tbsp diced chives
1 tsp vinegar
1

Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper

2

In a medium bowl, combine the mashed potatoes, egg, flour, cheddar cheese, bacon and chives with a wooden spoon. Pour panko bread crumbs onto a medium sized plate.

3

Use a melon baller to scoop out the mashed potato mixture and place the mashed potato ball into the panko bread crumbs. Roll the mashed potato until covered, then use your fingers to form it into a tater tot shape. Place on pan.

4

Repeat until all the mashed potatoes are covered in panko, refilling the panko plate as needed.

5

Place in the oven and bake for 25 minutes, turning the tater tots once halfway through baking. Remove from oven and serve hot.

6

To make the dipping sauce, combine all ingredients in a small bowl.

7

Chill for 20 minutes before serving.

 

Ingredients

Ingredients
 1 ½ cups (3.74 oz package) or 1 cup of Value size Idaho Spuds mashed potatoes, cold
 1 Large egg
 ¼ cup flour
 ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
 2 tbsp cooked, finely chopped bacon
 1 tbsp diced chives panko bread crumbs
Dipping Sauce
 1 cup sour cream
 2 tbsp shredded cheddar
 2 tbsp cooked, finely chopped bacon
 1 tbsp diced chives
 1 tsp vinegar

Directions

1

Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper

2

In a medium bowl, combine the mashed potatoes, egg, flour, cheddar cheese, bacon and chives with a wooden spoon. Pour panko bread crumbs onto a medium sized plate.

3

Use a melon baller to scoop out the mashed potato mixture and place the mashed potato ball into the panko bread crumbs. Roll the mashed potato until covered, then use your fingers to form it into a tater tot shape. Place on pan.

4

Repeat until all the mashed potatoes are covered in panko, refilling the panko plate as needed.

5

Place in the oven and bake for 25 minutes, turning the tater tots once halfway through baking. Remove from oven and serve hot.

6

To make the dipping sauce, combine all ingredients in a small bowl.

7

Chill for 20 minutes before serving.

Baked Stuffed Mashed Potato Bites with Dipping Sauce