Give your favorite potato recipe an update with these cheesy Mashed Potato Bombs! Flavored with cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, green onions and bacon, this savory recipe for mashed potato bombs is sure to become a family favorite.
Cook potatoes in boiling water 15 min. or until tender; drain. Cool slightly.
Heat oven to 375ºF. Spoon potatoes into medium bowl. Add cream cheese spread, butter, Parmesan and pepper; mash until blended.
Whisk 1 egg until blended. Add to potato mixture along with the green onions and bacon bits; mix well.
Cover baking sheet with parchment. Shape potato mixture into 24 balls, using about 2 Tbsp. potato mixture for each ball. Place on prepared baking sheet.
Whisk remaining egg with water; brush evenly onto potato balls.
Bake 20 to 25 min. or until golden brown.
The potato mixture can be shaped into balls ahead of time; place on prepared baking sheet. Freeze 2 hours or until firm. Transfer to large freezer-weight resealable plastic bag. Freeze up to 3 months. When ready to serve, transfer balls to parchment-covered baking sheet, brush with egg wash, then bake in preheated oven as directed. No need to thaw the frozen balls before baking.
Omit green onions. Substitute 1/4 cup PHILADELPHIA Spicy Jalapeño Cream Cheese Spread or PHILADELPHIA Garlic & Herb Cream Cheese Spread in place of PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese. Refrigerate 30 min. before rolling into balls.
Plan ahead! Eating in moderation involves planning ahead to make sure healthy foods are readily available. Make sure to be intentional in your food planning and lifestyle patterns so that you can also fit in some of your family’s favorites.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fiber less than 1g
Sugars less than 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.