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Why Leftover Mashed Potatoes Are The Best Kind

If you loved them on day one, you're going to freak out about what you can do with their leftovers.

Really the only thing better than having homemade mashed potatoes is realizing the next day that you have leftover mashed potatoes. They're delicious on their own. They're lovely in a bowl with cheese melted on top. And when you've had your fill of the obvious ways to eat leftover mashed potatoes, you have a world of possibilities to explore.

We have 19 tricks for leftover mashed potatoes that are going to make your life better. Thank us later. Seriously, if you loved mashed potatoes on day one, you're going to freak out about what you can do with their pillowy, buttery leftovers. Think breakfast, appetizers, dinner and even dessert. Oh, yes we did.

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Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie
Pinch of Yum
Get the Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie recipe from Pinch of Yum
2
Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes
Just A Taste
3
Homemade Cheddar Pierogies
Half Baked Harvest
Get the Homemade Cheddar Pierogies recipe from Half Baked Harvest
4
Cheesy Loaded Potato Bombs
Oh Sweet Basil
Get the Cheesy Loaded Potato Bombs recipe from Oh Sweet Basil
5
Mashed Potato, Cheddar and Chive Waffles
Joy The Baker
6
Thanksgiving Leftover Waffle Melts
Half Baked Harvest
7
Potato, Pancetta and Cheddar Baked Eggs
Claire Sutton/Things We Make
8
Leftover Mashed Potato Puffs
Cinnamon Spice And Everything Nice
Get this Leftover Mashed Potato Puffs recipe from Cinnamon Spice And Everything Nice
9
Potato Croquettes
The Endless Meal
10
Potato Rolls
Spicy Southern Kitchen
Get the Potato Rolls recipe from Spicy Southern Kitchen
11
One-Hour Shepherd's Pie (Vegan)
Minimalist Baker
Get the One-Hour Shepherd's Pie recipe from Minimalist Baker
12
Pierogi Pizza
How Sweet It Is
Get this Pierogi Pizza recipe from How Sweet It Is
13
Fried Mashed Potato Balls
Spicy Southern Kitchen
Get the Fried Mashed Potato Balls recipe from Spicy Southern Kitchen

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