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Cheesy Potato Puff Recipe
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Cheesy Potato Puff Recipe

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These are the highest, fluffiest, tastiest potatoes I've ever had. They can be made a day ahead and refrigerated until ready to bake. This dish is Mom's specialty, and we all especially love the part along the edge of the casserole dish that gets golden brown. -Alyson Armstrong, Parkersburg, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar or Swiss cheese, divided
  • 1-1/4 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 226 calories, 10 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 333 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain; mash potatoes. Add 1-3/4 cups cheese, milk, butter and salt; cook and stir over low heat until cheese and butter are melted. Fold in eggs.
  2. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until golden brown. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Originally published as Cheese Potato Puff in Taste of Home August/September 1999, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 226 calories, 10 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 333 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Reviews for Cheesy Potato Puff

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Reviewed Jan. 14, 2013

I have been making this for years. Since I found this in my new Taste of Home magazine maybe 12 years ago? It is so light and fluffy and not to cheesy. I love it with meatloaf and chicken dishes especially.

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Reviewed Jan. 27, 2012

These were really good. I made a half recipe using up some leftover mashed potatoes. They already had milk, butter, salt and pepper added. I heated them in the microwave, then added a little extra milk and 2T butter, some cheese and stirred together, then folded in 1 egg. They were really creamy, puffed nicely. We enjoyed them!

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Reviewed Dec. 14, 2010

Nothing great, I threw most of it in the trash.

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Reviewed Oct. 10, 2010

This is a favorite with family for Holiday meals.

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Reviewed Mar. 18, 2010

This is an absolute favourite of ours, we make it regularly when we have visitors. The leftovers taste great too. Our kids love it as well.

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