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Loaded Potato and Cheese Sticks

Bite into these crispy Loaded Potato and Cheese Sticks for a flavor explosion that'll leave you craving more! Perfect for game day or a fun appetizer, these cheesy delights are a crowd-pleaser.

Tasty Team
92% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Loaded Potato and Cheese Sticks

Under 30 minutes


for 24 sticks

  • 3 russet potatoes, cooked and cubed
  • ½ cup sour cream (115 g)
  • ¼ cup green onion (25 g), diced
  • ¼ cup bacon (55 g), diced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 block cheddar cheese, cut into strips
  • oil, for frying
  • salt, to season


  • flour
  • egg
  • panko breadcrumb

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 65
  • Fat 3g
  • Carbs 7g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Protein 1g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a large bowl, combine cooked potatoes, sour cream, green onions, bacon, salt, and pepper.
  2. Mash the ingredients together until most of the potatoes are mashed. (Some chunks are good!)
  3. Cut cheese into ¼-inch (6 ½ mm) strips. Take a spoonful of potatoes and make a ball.
  4. Place the cheese strip in the middle and wrap the potato around the cheese until it is evenly covered.
  5. Dredge the sticks in flour, egg, and panko.
  6. Option 1 - If you're going to bake, Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  7. Option 1 - To Bake: Transfer dredged sticks onto baking sheet and drizzle olive oil and salt. Option 2 - Fry in oil that is heated at 350°F (180°C) for 3 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Option 1 - Bake for 15 minutes or until cheese is completely melted in the middle and the outside is a light golden brown.
  9. Option 2 - Transfer from oil to drying rack and season with salt.
  10. Let it cool for a few minutes as they will be HOT.
  11. Enjoy!
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Loaded Potato and Cheese Sticks