Rating: 4.89 stars
19 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 17
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

With recipe-ready Simply Potatoes, comfort food is even more comforting. Known in Ireland as Boxty, these griddlecakes are made with mashed and shredded potatoes with bacon bits and Cheddar cheese.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In 12-inch nonstick skillet cook bacon and onions until browned. Remove from skillet. Reserve 1 tablespoon bacon grease. Set aside bacon and onions.

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  • Meanwhile, in large bowl stir together Simply Potatoes, baking mix, cheese, cooked bacon and onions. Stir in milk and egg just until moistened.

  • Heat bacon grease in skillet over medium heat. Spoon four generous 1/4 cups of potato mixture into skillet at a time. Flatten slightly into pancakes. Cook each pancake about 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Use additional vegetable oil in skillet if needed.

Nutrition Facts

161 calories; protein 5.7g; carbohydrates 17.2g; fat 7.8g; cholesterol 38mg; sodium 412mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (16)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
06/09/2013
Super yummy! Saw a couple posts about these being bland. I added about a 1/2 tsp or so of seasoning salt about a 1/4 cup of Panko and used 1/4 cup dehydrated onions instead of the fresh onion and they tasted awesome! Definitely not tasteless. Wonderful for a relaxing Sunday brunch! Read More
(14)
19 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 17
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
06/09/2013
Super yummy! Saw a couple posts about these being bland. I added about a 1/2 tsp or so of seasoning salt about a 1/4 cup of Panko and used 1/4 cup dehydrated onions instead of the fresh onion and they tasted awesome! Definitely not tasteless. Wonderful for a relaxing Sunday brunch! Read More
(14)
Rating: 5 stars
03/17/2013
Made this for the family today. It was awesome! Read More
(8)
Rating: 5 stars
03/19/2013
I doubled the recipe for my family of five and they ate the entire thing. Instead of green onions, I cooked a chopped yellow onion to golden brown. I also cooked the bacon first before chopping - too difficult the other way. Added salt and pepper to the batter. I served these with corned beef along with sour cream and sauerkraut Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/09/2014
These are so good and tasty I add a wee bit of dehydrated onion to it. The only issue I have is I can't finish one! They are so filling like really. I had 3/4 of one at brunch and I am good for the day. My son asks for these every other Sunday. Read More
(5)
Rating: 5 stars
05/14/2019
Our version is an OLD family recipe from waaay back. It's been adjusted over time - like switching to bisquick when it became available - but other than one ingredient left out, and one ingredient used completely rather than discarded, it's the same. We've never used the cheese in ours, which is the one removed ingredient, but I learned this recipe from Mom aaaaages ago. We actually mix the grilled onion bits into the mix, too - that's the ingredient competely used, rather than discarded - and we use a bisquick-type mix instead of the flour, etc., but it's basically the same dish. We LOVE to use leftover boiled or baked potatoes, and just hash them into the rest of the already mixed batter & then mix in the onion, too. Cook just as described in here, and they're usually eaten around here as soon as they're cool enough to handle, LOL! Oh, and the bacon bits end up in salads, later, too! Read More
(3)
Rating: 5 stars
01/23/2019
Made this recipe with my highschool cooking class and it's great! My family always made potato pancakes without flour so the texture of these was a refreshing change. Goes great with a little sour cream on top! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
05/29/2016
good with sour cream Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/23/2017
It didn't look like much, so I doubled the recipe. Now I've got way too much! Tasty and simple recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/04/2020
Superb flavor!! Reminds me of a restaurant in Wisconsin where I get them when I visiting my family!! Read More