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Most Pinned Velvetta Potato Bites
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2 pounds baking potatoes (about 6), peeled, cut into chunks

2 green onions, thinly sliced

1 egg, beaten

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 pound (4 ounces) Velveeta, cut into 24 cubes

1 package extra crispy seasoned coating mix

1 1/2 cups salsa

Cook potatoes in boiling water in large saucepan 15 to 20 minutes, or until tender; drain. Cool 10 minutes. Mash potatoes until smooth. Add onions, egg and pepper; mix just until blended.

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Empty coating mix into pie plate. Roll potato mixture into 24 balls, using about 2 tablespoons for each. Insert 1 cheese cube into center of each ball, completely enclosing it. Add, 1 at a time, to coating mix; turn to evenly coat. Place on rimmed baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.

Bake 14 to 16 minutes, or until heated through. Serve with salsa. Makes 24 servings.