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Bavarian Kartoffel Kleiss

(Mashed Potato Dumplings)

Recipe Ingredients

4 boiled potatoes, mashed

2 eggs, slightly beaten

2 slices toast, crushed, or same amount of cracker meal

Salt and pepper, to taste

1 teaspoon cornstarch

1 teaspoon minced parsley

Dash of nutmeg or cinnamon (optional)


Combine ingredients in the order listed and form into balls the size of walnuts. Drop into rapidly boiling salted water one at a time. Lift out as soon as they rise to the top, using a slotted spoon. Add chicken fat or other shortening and brown lightly in a skillet.

Serve with soup or meat gravy.

Serves 6.


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