Pleated Potatoes

A Taste of Tradition

Who: OSF St. Joseph Medical Center Auxiliary
Cost: $22 includes shipping
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Pleated Potatoes

Course Side Dish


  • 6-8 med. Idaho potatoes washed
  • 1 c. butter melted
  • 1 T. vegetable oil
  • 1-1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 c. Cheddar cheese grated


  • Slice each potato 3/4 of the way through vertically (slice thinly like an accordion.)
  • Roll potatoes in combination of oil and butter.
  • Put potatoes in a shallow pan.
  • Pour remaining butter over potatoes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 2 hours, basting with butter.
  • Sprinkle cheese over potatoes and bake until cheese melts.
  • Yield: 6-8 servings.