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The Potato Puffs are a favorite snack at home. My kids wait desperately for weekends because they know that I will definitely make a batch of these yummy Potato Puffs!
  Potatoes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), cubed
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), divided
  Flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Salt To Taste
  White pepper To Taste
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water until tender.
Return the potatoes to the pan and shake over low heat until dry.
Mash the potatoes thoroughly.
Add 2 tablespoons of butter and the milk.
Beat well.
Add salt and white pepper to taste.
Combine the water, 6 tablespoons of butter, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil.
Add the flour and stir with a wooden spoon over low heat until the dough forms a ball and no longer sticks to the pan.
Remove from the heat.
Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
Combine the 2 mixtures.
Mix well.
Drop by scant tablespoonfuls into deep hot fat (375° F.) and fry for 3 to 5 minutes, turning the potato puffs over to brown evenly.
Do not fry more than 5 or 6 puffs at a time.
Drain on paper towels.
The potato puffs may be fried in advance.
Reheat in a 425° F oven for 5 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1809 Calories from Fat 1096

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 124 g191.2%

Saturated Fat 65.7 g328.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 882 mg294%

Sodium 1625 mg67.7%

Total Carbohydrates 143 g47.6%

Dietary Fiber 10.7 g42.9%

Sugars 7.3 g

Protein 39 g77.4%

Vitamin A 72.1% Vitamin C 118.6%

Calcium 23.1% Iron 56.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Potato Puffs Recipe