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Idaho® Potato Knishes

idaho potato knishes

Don't buy ready made potato knishes in the store, make your own! Get the recipe here.

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  • 12Servings


  • 1/2 sheet puff pastry
  • 3 Idaho® Yukon Gold Potatoes, cooked, peeled, gently mashed
  • 4 ounces onions, sauteed
  • 2 ounces cheddar cheese
  • 2 ounces Maytag blue cheese
  • 1 ounce reggiano cheese
  • 1 ounce goat cheese
  • 2 ounces heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg


1. In a medium bowl, with a rubber spatula, combine all of the above ingredients in order given. Do not over mix.

2. Cut the puff pastry into 3 1/2-inch squares. Lightly brush egg wash around edges.

3. Fill the center of each square with 2 tablespoons of potato base.

4. Gather up and overlap the sides, firmly pressing them together to seal the pastry completely closed. Brush the top with egg wash.

5. Freeze for a minimum of 30 minutes so that the knishes seal closed completely.

6. Bake in a 365ºF oven for 15 minutes, until the knishes are a deep golden brown.

7. Serve immediately.

Source: Idaho Potato Commission

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