Mashed potato muffins

Heather Disarro

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Mashed potato muffins make it easy to portion those spuds perfectly for every member of the family! Mashed potatoes are mixed with delicious cheese, bacon and chives, then baked in muffin cups for the perfect size.

mashed potato muffins

Mashed potato muffins

Makes 12 muffins


  • 2 large russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 4 slices bacon, crisped
  • 3 green onions, whites and light green parts only, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup 2 percent milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place the cubed potatoes in a large pot and cover with water.
  2. Bring the potatoes to a boil, then reduce the heat and boil for about 15 minutes until very soft.
  3. While the potatoes are boiling, chop the bacon and green onions.
  4. When the potatoes are done, drain and return to the hot pot.
  5. Mash the potatoes with the butter and milk, then fold in the bacon, green onions and cheddar until the cheddar is melted.
  6. Check the potatoes for seasoning and add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Place about 1/2 cup of the potatoes into a small bowl and quickly whisk in the egg to temper.
  8. Pour the egg mixture into the rest of the potatoes and stir to combine.
  9. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  10. Brush a muffin tin with oil or spray with nonstick spray, then evenly scoop the potato mixture into the muffin cups.
  11. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until the top and sides start to get golden brown.
  12. Let cool for about 5 minutes before serving.
  13. Serve hot.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.