Cheesy Bacon Potato Pancakes

What do you do with leftover potatoes? Make potato pancakes, of course! These are the ultimate with Mexican cheese and bacon bits for a little “pow”! My Honey topped his with a little hot sauce for an extra kick. Deeeeelicious!Cheesy Bacon Potato Cakes


  • 03 C mashed potatoes
  • 01 egg
  • 01 C Mexican cheese
  • 1/4 C bacon bits
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • butter for frying

Cheesy Bacon Potato Pancakes MixtureCheesy Bacon Potato Pancakes Cakes


Combine all ingredients together.
Melt about a tablespoon of butter in a non-stick frying pan on medium high heat.
Form patties or just drop a spoonful of mixture into the hot pan and fry until brown, about five minutes.
Flip and brown the other side.
Drain on paper towel.


9 thoughts on “Cheesy Bacon Potato Pancakes

  1. What a fantastic idea – not sure what Mexican cheese is but I am sure I could sub it out with a cheddar.
    Thanks again for stopping by my little spot in the blogosphere.
    Have a happy day.
    🙂 Mandy xo

    • It’s basically a combination of cheddar, colby jack and mozzarella. Plain cheddar would work great. I just didn’t have any on hand that day.

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