Crusted Potato and Cheddar Sticks

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 45 minutes
  • 4 servings

Pretty much every time when creamy and cheesy get paired with crunchy, good things happen to the palate. We’re having a similar case here, where we load the creamy and crusty potato sticks with gooey Cheddar cheese. Now, these guys call for a red dip, don’t they?

Ingredients Needed for Crusted Potato and Cheddar Sticks

4 boiled potatoes, cubed
1 tablespoon cream cheese
1 spring onion, finely chopped
salt
pepper
2 fried bacon slices, finely chopped
5 ounces of cheddar, cut into thick 2-inch long sticks
flour
2 whisked eggs
breadcrumbs

How to Cook Crusted Potato and Cheddar Sticks

  1. Add the potatoes, cream cheese, spring onion, and bacon to a bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then mash until even.
  2. Completely wrap each Cheddar stick with some of the mash. We’ve ended up with 12 pieces.
  3. Coat them with flour, whisked eggs, and breadcrumbs.
  4. Line a baking tray with parchment paper, add the potato and Cheddar sticks to it and bake for 30 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.
  5. Serve with a dip, optionally garnished with more spring onion.

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