Au Gratin Potato Pancakes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


8 potato pancakes

Updated: Feb. 02, 2023
Family and friends say these cheesy potato pancakes are among the best they’ve ever tasted. Have them at breakfast or dinner. —Cathy Hall, Lyndhurst, Virginia
Au Gratin Potato Pancakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups mashed potatoes (without added milk and butter)
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 tablespoons canola oil, divided


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Stir in cheese.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls into oil; press lightly to flatten. Cook in batches for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown, using remaining oil as needed. Drain on paper towels.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 267 calories, 19g fat (4g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 567mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.