Smashed Potato Bites

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Smashed Potato Bites
Wed, 05-28-2008 - 6:09am
Smashed Potato Bites

1 1/2 pounds potatoes, preferably red
2 slices bacon
1 small onion, chopped finely (1/4 cup)
1 cup crushed barbecue potato chips
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 egg, beaten

Preheat oven to 400. Peel potatoes and cut in half. Boil until tender when pierced with a for, about 20 minutes. Drain. Cook bacon in microwave until crisp; crumble into fine pieces. Finely chop onion. Mash potatoes with bacon and onion. Form into 1 inch balls. Combine cheese and chips. Roll balls in egg and then in cheese/chip mixture. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until hot throughout. Serves 24.

Note: if you are in a hurry, use instant dry potato flakes to make the mashed potatoes. A perfect treat for unexpected guests because you can make them in advance, freeze them an drop them in the oven when friends drop by.

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