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Turn Your Leftovers Into Bite-Size Mashed Potato Balls

November 22, 2017 Updated November 30, 2017


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