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There is nothing better than an easy party appetizer! That's why I love these Cheesy Loaded Mashed Potato Bites! The perfect easy to serve bite size potato appetizer! | OHMY-CREATIVE.COM
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Loaded Mashed Potatoes Appetizer Bites

You can make these cheesy mashed potatoes bites with just a few ingredients that can be made ahead of time. Pop in the oven to bake and quickly garnish before serving!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Cooling and garnish time15 minutes
Total Time1 hour 5 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesey Bacon Potato Appetizer, Potato Appetizer
Servings: 24
Calories: 75kcal


  • Mini muggin pan


  • 3 cups mashed potatoes homemade or store-bought family pouch, box potatoes work too
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded and divided
  • 3 tablespoons bacon cooked and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chives fresh chopped {optional}
  • 1 cup sour cream


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray 2 mini muffin pans (or use 1 pan twice) with cooking spray.
  • Stir together the mashed potatoes, egg 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, and 2 tablespoons chopped bacon. Using a spoon, scoop potato mixture into cups, packing the potatoes down into each cup. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and crisp around the edges.
  • Remove pan from the oven, top the potato mixture with the remaining 1/4 cup cheddar cheese and return to the oven for 3 more minutes.
  • Remove pan from the oven and transfer to a rack. Let potatoes cool for 5 minutes.
  • Using a knife or mini metal spatula, transfer the potato cups to a serving dish and top a dollop of sour cream the remaining tablespoon of chopped bacon.
  • Sprinkle with chopped chives. Serve immediately.


Calories: 75kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 60mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 125IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg