Cheesy RITZ Potato Balls

2  Ratings
  • 45 min prep
  • 45 min total
  • Makes 16 servings, 2 balls and 1 Tbsp. sauce each.


Cheesy RITZ Potato Balls Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooled mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated onions
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 40 RITZ Crackers, finely crushed, divided
  • 2 cups oil
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 tsp. horseradish sauce

Instructions

  • Mix  first 4 ingredients and 1 cup cracker crumbs until blended; shape into 32 (1-inch) balls, using about 1 Tbsp. for each. Roll, in batches, in remaining cracker crumbs until evenly coated.
  • Place  on parchment-covered rimmed baking sheet. Refrigerate 30 min.
  • Heat  oil in medium saucepan to 350°F. Add potato balls, in batches; cook 1 min. or until golden brown. Use slotted spoon to transfer cooked balls to paper towel-covered baking sheet to drain while cooking remaining potato balls.
  • MIx  applesauce and horseradish sauce. Serve with warm potato balls.

Recipe Tips

Spice it UpPrepare using pepper-Jack cheese.

How to Keep Fried Potato Balls WarmPlace fried potato balls on rimmed baking sheet. Place in 250°F oven to keep warm while frying remaining potato balls.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings, 2 balls and 1 Tbsp. sauce each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 130 
    • Total fat 10 g
    • Saturated fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 15 mg
    • Sodium 125 mg
    • Carbohydrate 8 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 2 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 2 g
    • Vitamin A 0 %DV
    • Vitamin C 2 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 4 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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