Scary Mommy

Turn Your Leftovers Into Bite-Size Mashed Potato Balls


Thanksgiving means family, friends, and food. It also means messes and leftovers! We can’t help with the cleaning, but here’s a super easy trick to deal with the extra stuffing and mashed potatoes! It also makes a fun kid-friendly side dish or hors d’oeuvre.


Makes: 8 balls
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total: 20-25 minutes


Mashed potatoes (leftovers or fresh)
1 box stovetop stuffing
1 container pre-made gravy


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
2. Grease mini muffin tin
3. Spoon stuffing into each mini muffin, packing it down and filling it
slightly above the top
4. Bake in the oven for 18-20 minutes, until edges are browned
5. Remove from oven and let sit until cool enough to handle
6. Using a tablespoon scoop, scoop out the mashed potatoes and form into a
7. Place on top of each stuffing filled muffin tin and top with gravy