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3 Potato Pancake Recipes Kids Will Love

Potato pancakes also pack in flavor! With numerous yummy recipes for potato pancakes, one can easily find a variety that the whole family would adore.


Classic Potato Pancakes (Cooktoria)

"So simple, yet unbelievably tasty, these Classic Potato Pancakes are not to be missed! This easy Latke recipe is a staple at my family!"


  • 4 large russet potatoes
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • salt, pepper
  • vegetable oil for frying

via Classic Potato Pancakes (Cooktoria)


Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes (Just a Taste)

"Transform spare spuds into this quick and easy recipe for Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes!"


  • 3 cups chilled leftover mashed potatoes
  • 2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped scallions, green and white parts
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • Vegetable oil, for pan-frying
  • Sour cream, for serving

via Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes (Just a Taste)


Ham and Cheese Potato Pancakes (Buns in my Oven)

"My whole family loves mashed potato pancakes and this potato pancake recipe is packed with ham and cheese, making it a filling side dish or appetizer!" 


  • 2 cups cold mashed potatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups flour more as needed
  • 1 cup grated Grand Cru cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup ham diced
  • 1/2 sweet onion minced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • Vegetable oil for frying

via Ham and Cheese Potato Pancakes (Buns in my Oven)


Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip: 

Want crispy potato pancakes? Use yukon or russet potatoes.

Make cooking a lot easier and more enjoyable by using good quality silicone baking mats. Not only are silicone mats sturdy and durable. Because they're non-stick, you can also cut your clean-up time in half.

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