Cheese Stuffed Mashed Potato Donuts

Cheese Stuffed Mashed Potato Donuts

Alright, fam, buckle up because I'm about to blow your mind with these Cheese Stuffed Mashed Potato Donuts! Picture this: creamy mashed potatoes, formed into fluffy donut shapes and fried to golden perfection. But wait, it gets better—each donut is stuffed with a gooey center of melted string cheese that stretches out with every bite. Talk about next-level comfort food!
And let's not forget the crispy outer layer that adds the perfect crunch to balance out all that cheesy goodness.
These donuts are like a savory dream come true, perfect for breakfast, brunch, or anytime you're craving a little indulgence. So grab your apron and get ready to whip up a batch of these because once you try them, you'll never look at donuts the same way again.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups yukon gold potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper
  • String cheese
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 1 cup potato flake
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 4 eggs
  • Gravy optional

Instructions
 

  • Mash together 2 cups of yukon gold potatoes with 2 tablespoons of butter, 1 tablespoon of garlic powder, 1/4 cup of chopped parsley and salt and pepper.
  • Using a cake donut pan, fill each slot with an equal amount of the potato mixture.
  • Pull apart a piece of string cheese to get 4 pieces.
  • Press two pieces of the cheese into each donut and place them in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  • In a bowl, combine 2 cups of panko bread crumbs, with 1 cup of potato flake, 1 tablespoon of smoked paprika and garlic powder, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • In another bowl whisk together 4 eggs.
  • When the mashed potato donuts are solid, remove them from the slot using a toothpick and coat them in the egg wash, then into the bread crumb mixture, and repeat for a double dredge.
  • Fry them, at 375°F for 3 minutes or air fry them at 400°F for 10 minutes.
  • These are great as is, but even better dipped in gravy!
Keyword air fryer, cheese, fried, potatoes

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