Crispy Cheesy Potato Pancakes


There’s something undeniably comforting about the golden crust of a perfectly fried potato pancake, especially when it’s laced with the rich, melty goodness of cheese. These Crispy Cheesy Potato Pancakes are a testament to the joy of simple ingredients coming together in a dish that’s both humble and incredibly satisfying. The blend of grated potatoes with a hint of oatmeal for binding, enriched with eggs and generous amounts of cheese, creates a texture and flavor that’s hard to resist. Each bite offers the perfect crunch, followed by the warm, gooey center that makes these pancakes a delightful treat.

Ideal for breakfast, brunch, or even as a side dish for dinner, these pancakes are versatile and easy to whip up, making them a go-to recipe for any day of the week. Whether you’re serving them with a dollop of sour cream, a side of applesauce, or simply on their own, they’re sure to be a hit. The process of making them, from grating the potatoes to frying them to golden perfection, is almost as satisfying as the act of eating them. It’s a recipe that invites experimentation and personalization, allowing every cook to put their own spin on this classic comfort food.

Full Recipe:


  • 3 large potatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons oatmeal
  • 100g cheese, grated
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Salt, to taste
  • Frying oil




  1. Prepare Potatoes: Grate the potatoes using both a large and small grater. Soak the grated potatoes in a bowl of cold water for 10 minutes to remove excess starch.
  2. Drain and Mix: Drain and rinse the potatoes. Squeeze out any excess water. In a mixing bowl, combine the grated potatoes, eggs, oatmeal, grated cheese, black pepper, and salt. Mix until well combined.
  3. Cook Pancakes: Heat frying oil in a pan over medium heat. Scoop portions of the potato mixture into the pan, flattening them into pancake shapes. Fry until golden brown on both sides.
  4. Serve: Serve the potato pancakes hot, accompanied by your favorite white sauce or a dollop of sour cream.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes

Kcal: 290 kcal | Servings: 4 servings


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