President's Day Penny Potato Party Snack

Celebrate Mr. Lincoln’s birthday, and the currency that sports his mug, with these crispy golden potato coins, perfect for dipping—they make for a super simple party snack and a healthier alternative to greasy potato chips.


You may have spotted the 16th President of the United States on the big screen fighting off vampires this summer, but what Hollywood didn't show you is Honest Abe himself indulging in a bite of satisfying comfort food after a long day at the battle fields. And trust us, these tasty bites will take the edge off after a long hard day, as well as adding a burst of flavor to any President's Day celebration.

Zesty paprika gives these pretty pennies their coppery shine, while adding a subtle kick to oven-roasted potatoes. Don’t pinch pennies when making a batch of these tasty taters—they won’t last!

Pair these bites with a dipping station for optimal munching. Add a few small sauce dishes filled with your favorite dipping sauces - ketchup is an absolute must! And if you're feeding a number of messy mouths, we'd even suggest poking a toothpick through a few of this tator delights for less mess and easy clean-up.

Ingredients:

8-10 small white potatoes (the smaller the better), thinly sliced crosswise

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 teaspoons paprika

1 teaspoon coarse sea salt

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375°F. In a medium bowl toss sliced potatoes with olive oil, paprika, and salt. Spread seasoned potatoes on a non-stick baking sheet and roast for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden and crispy. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Serve with ketchup or creamy ranch dip.

Serves:

4

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