You Say Potato, She Says Potatoe, I Say Mash Them Up, Stuff It With Cheese, And Put It In My Mouth

August 15, 2019
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Loaded Potato and Cheese Sticks

A cheesy stick coated with a crispy fried 'baked potato' layer on the outside.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese sticks
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Author Abba Lee


  • 3 russet potatoes cooked and cubed
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup green onion diced
  • 1/4 cup bacon diced
  • 1 tspn salt
  • 1/2 tspn pepper
  • 1 block cheddar cheese cut into strips
  • oil for frying
  • salt to taste


  1. In a large bowl, combine cooked potatoes, sour cream, green onions, bacon, salt, and pepper.

  2. Mash the ingredients together until most of the potatoes are mashed. (Some chunks are good!)

  3. Cut cheese into ¼-inch (6 ½ mm) strips. Take a spoonful of potatoes and make a ball.

  4. Place the cheese strip in the middle and wrap the potato around the cheese until it is evenly covered.

  5. Dredge the sticks in flour, egg, and panko.

  6. Fry in oil that is heated at 350°F for 3 minutes or until golden brown.

  7. Transfer from oil to drying rack and season with salt.


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