14 Top Fall Potato Recipes

14 top fall potato recipes

Hungry for potatoes? You will be by the end of this article. Fall has finally arrived — and with it, all the delicious fall cravings. With Thanksgiving around the corner and cozy weather settling in, it’s time to start making meals that comfort and nourish your body before wintertime. 

These 14 fall potato recipes are perfect for school menus and fall restaurant items. Take your pick of cheesy, creamy, savory or sweet to concoct the perfect fall recipes for your next meal. Included are fall potato ideas for appetizers, side dishes, main dishes and even a few sweet treats!


If you’re looking for a warming, savory bite to serve before a full meal, consider one of these delicious options. All of these potato recipes will tantalize your guests’ taste buds and leave plenty of room for more food. They’re also a fantastic option for school menu ideas for fall!

1. Baked Mashed Potato Bites

For this delicious mashed potato bites recipe, you’ll need mashed potatoes, a mini muffin pan, some spices, and creamy ingredients like prosciutto and Parmesan cheese. Once the potatoes are baked and mashed, you mix all the ingredients together. Then, bake in the oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 25-30 minutes.

2. Potato Pancakes

Are you craving fried potatoes? These potato pancakes are a traditional German food, also known as Reibekuchen. While this recipe yields plain pancakes made with salt, pepper and onion to taste, you could add more ingredients for an even more flavorful version. Consider tomatoes, chicken, turkey or garlic. 

3. Crispy Baked Potato Skins

There’s nothing more delicious than baked potato skins in the fall. To make it even better, this appetizer includes toppings like bacon, cheddar cheese and green onions. Follow this recipe to use up potato skins after another meal, and try out multiple topping combinations to find your favorite go-to. 

Which one of these appetizers stands out to you? Try them all, mixing and matching with other fall-themed side dishes, to create a unique and delicious experience. 

Side Dishes

Looking for fall restaurant items or school meals that are slightly more filling? These five potato side dishes will warm up your fall table and are the perfect complement to cozy weather. Take your pick of mashed potatoes, garlic galettes, cheesy scalloped potatoes and more. What flavor best fits your meal today? 

1. Duchess Potatoes

Love mashed potatoes but need a fancy way to serve them? These amazing Duchess potatoes have a classic French flavor and a unique swirled shape. Top these beautiful potatoes with shredded Parmesan and herbs. As an added bonus, they freeze very well!

2. Garlic Herb Muffin Pan Potato Galettes

This potato galette recipe takes thin stacks of potatoes and turns them into flavorful bundles of garlic, thyme, rosemary and olive oil. Simply peel and slice potatoes and then stack them inside muffin pans. Pour a mixture of butter, oil and spices over the galettes and bake for 45-50 minutes at 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

3. Roasted Garlic Butter Parmesan Potatoes

roasted garlic butter parmesan potatoes recipe

Roasted potatoes are a classic side dish that makes every meal better. Use Italian seasoning, garlic, butter, Parmesan cheese, parsley, bacon bits and pepper to season this nourishing dish. Roast for 40 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit, turning halfway through. 

4. Easy Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

If cheese and potatoes are your favorite combination, this is the side dish you’ve been waiting for. This recipe combines potatoes with cheddar, Parmesan, butter, garlic and heavy cream for a nourishing side dish your guests won’t forget. 

5. Baked Parmesan Truffle Fries

French fries are always a fan favorite. This fall french fry recipe combines fresh potato strips, truffle-infused oil, parsley and Parmesan cheese for an elevated version of this favorite side dish. Because it’s not deep-fried, it’s also a healthier version that still tastes incredible!

These side dishes combine incredible flavor with creamy potato textures for some stellar meal options. Choose salt and pepper, rich garlic or sharp cheese for a different take on each potato dish. 

Main Dishes 

Sometimes, all you want for dinner is potato. From warm soups to comforting casseroles and twice-baked potatoes, these fall menu recipes are all main dishes with potatoes as a star ingredient. Whether you’re serving these to guests or prepping school meals, these potato dishes are sure to satisfy. 

1. Pumpkin and Potato Soup

Fall means time for soup. This fun pumpkin and potato soup recipe combines the two fan favorites into one autumn-themed dish. While the recipe calls for a whole baked pumpkin, you can also use canned pumpkin for a faster bake. Season with salt and pepper, rosemary and cayenne to taste.

2. Twice-Baked Potatoes

Fill these twice-baked potatoes with cheese, butter, scallions, bacon and sour cream for the best baked potato you’ve ever had. This recipe takes about an hour for the first bake, 10 minutes to crisp up the skins and another 10 minutes for the toppings to melt into cheesy deliciousness. 

3. Cheesy Potato Casserole

For everything you love in one giant pan, try this incredible cheesy potato casserole recipe. Ingredients include bacon, sour cream, green onions, cheddar cheese and more. Bake the potatoes, mix the ingredients in and add toppings. Then bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes. 

4. Chicken Pot Pie

Warm chicken pot pie is the definition of cozy, and it definitely stars potatoes. The creamy texture mixes perfectly with the gravy in this meal to create a warm comfort food — perfect for chilly fall days. And it can be ready in only an hour. 

Warm up your guests with these filling potato meals. Whether you just want a baked potato or are craving a more subtle blend of flavors, these recipes will make both you and your guests happy. 


Let’s not forget dessert. Yes, you can actually make a range of delicious desserts with potatoes. By the time you’ve whipped up these desserts, you’ll have forgotten potatoes were ever part of the picture. Watch your students and guests enjoy these incredible potato-based desserts. 

1. Peanut Butter Potato Candy

This recipe merges Irish, German and American influences into one amazing sweet treat. Combine mashed potatoes and powdered sugar to make a dough, then spread it with peanut butter. Slice and roll, then cut into the classic pinwheel shape. 

2. Chocolate Potato Cake

If you’ve never considered putting potatoes in cake, now’s your chance to find out how delicious it is. Grated raw potatoes add a creamy texture to this recipe and completely disappear into the chocolate flavor. Add icing for an even tastier dessert!

These recipes will surprise and delight your guests. Go with something different this year and try putting potatoes into something sweet. You may never go back!

Use Keystone Potato Products for Your Fall Potato Recipes

Trust Keystone Potato Products to supply you with high-quality and nutritious potato products. We offer fresh-cut potatoes, potato flakes and flour, and whole peeled potatoes for your convenience. Locally sourced from Hegins, Pennsylvania, we’ll ship quickly to your restaurant or school. 

Our ideal customer cares about quality, competitive pricing and excellent customer service. When you’re ready to feed nourishing potato meals to your guests or students, we’re ready to ship you the high-quality products you need to get the most out of your recipes. Contact us online or call (570) 695-0909 to learn more!

14 Top Fall Potato Recipes