Leftover Cheesy Potato Pancakes

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Transform your boring leftover mashed potatoes into a crispy, cheesy delight with our Leftover Cheesy Potato Pancakes! These pancakes are the ultimate solution to your leftover dilemma, adding a crispy, cheesy twist to your meal.

Welcome to the world of cheesy goodness! Our Leftover Cheesy Potato Pancakes are not your average pancakes; they’re crispy, cheesy delights that will make you eager for leftovers.

Picture this: a golden, crispy crust embracing a gooey, cheesy center. That’s the magic of these savory potato pancakes, turning humble leftovers into brunch stars or the perfect side dish you’ve been dreaming of.

We had some leftover mashed potatoes and brunch plans with friends, so we whipped up these delicious leftover cheesy potato pancakes. They’re the perfect blend of crispy, cheesy goodness!

Leftover Cheesy Potato Pancakes

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast
Servings 12


*Cheesy Potato Pancakes*

  • 4 cups leftover cheesy potatoes
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup minced chives plus more for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt or sour cream


  • In a large bowl, mix together the leftover cheesy potatoes, breadcrumbs, and minced chives until well combined.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Once the olive oil is hot, scoop 1/3 cup of the pancake mixture into the skillet.
  • Cook the pancake for 2-4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy. The pancakes may be a bit more moist than regular pancakes.
  • Repeat the process with the remaining cheesy pancake mixture.
  • Serve the pancakes hot, topped with Greek yogurt (or sour cream) and sprinkled with chives for an extra burst of flavor.

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