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potato smiley faces recipe

Potato Smiley Faces Recipe - Easy Potato Snacks Recipe - Mccain Smiles

Simple and easy potato smiley faces recipe with minimal ingredients. Easy potato snacks recipe for kids and food lovers. Must try at home kitchen.
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Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: International, Western
Keyword: potato smiley, potato smiley faces recipe, potato smiley recipe
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 3 Persons


  • Frying Pan


  • Boil Potatoes - ½ KG
  • Salt - 1 Tsp
  • Black Pepper - 1 Tsp
  • Corn Flour - ½ Cup
  • Bread Slices - 4
  • Oil - For Frying


  • In a bowl, add boiled potatoes and mash properly.
  • Season with salt and black pepper.
  • Also, add cornflour.
  • Soak bread pieces in 100 ml water for 2 minutes.
  • Squeeze water from the bread and add in potatoes.
  • Mix well to form an even dough. (Don't knead the dough)
  • On a rolling board, place parchment paper and dust with flour.
  • Roll the potato dough on parchment paper to avoid sticking.
  • Now cut into a small circular shape using a cutter.
  • Using a straw makes a shape of eyes and using spoon carve the lip shape.
  • Leave it for 10 to 20 minutes to get settled in the fridge.
  • Shallow fry the potato smiley on medium temperature until golden brown from both sides.
  • Take out on kitchen paper.
  • Serve with ketchup or mayo sauce.


  1. Make sure to mash potatoes like a cream so they get a smooth texture after frying. 
  2. If you want extra crispy then add rice flour along with cornflour.
  3. Always use soaked bread to create a crispy texture. 
  4. Avoid frying smiley on high heat. 
  5. Always place smiley on kitchen paper or wire so it will be crispy for a long time.