Loaded Baked Potato Croquettes Recipe



  • 6 cups leftover mashed potato chilled
  • 1 (8 oz) block sharp cheddar cubed into 32 pieces
  • 3 eggs lightly whisked, more if needed
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour more if needed
  • 1 1/2 cup panko more if needed

Sour Cream Dipping Sauce

  • 1 (8 oz) container Sour cream
  • 1/2 cup Grated parmesan
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF and line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper.
  2. Place flour (season with a touch of salt/pepper), eggs, and panko into three separate bowls and set aside.
  3. Using a small cookie scoop, scoop mashed potatoes into your hands.
  4. Lightly flatten with your fingers.
  5. Place cheese cube into the center of the potatoes.
  6. Top with another scoop of mashed potatoes.
  7. Seal seam and roll into a ball.
  8. Dunk ball into flour then egg then panko.
  9. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  10. Bake in pre-heated oven for 10-12 minutes, or until the panko is golden brown and the cheese is melty in the center.

Sour Cream Dipping Sauce

  1. Whisk ingredients together and chill in fridge until ready to use.

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