Our Best Potato Pancake Recipes

Celebrate Hanukkah with Cooking Channel's best potato pancake recipes, both classic and non-traditional.
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Kelsey's Potato Latkes

Make Kelsey's latkes the star of your Hanukkah party. Topped with smoked turkey and kumquat chutney, they make a meal on their own.

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Roger Mooking's Potato Pancakes

Made with mashed Yukon Golds, Roger's scallion-flecked potato pancakes are crisp on the outside, creamy on the inside.

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Sweet Potato Latkes

Use sweet potatoes for a dessert-like spin on potato latkes. Top them with the traditional applesauce, plus a dash of powdered sugar.

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Potato Latkes

Eric and Bruce Bromberg, the chef-owners of New York's Blue Ribbon restaurants, make traditional latkes just like Grandma's. They're even made with schmaltz (chicken fat) that can be found at kosher or gourmet markets.

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Potato Pancakes (Latkes)

The secret ingredient in these classic potato pancakes is matzo meal, which makes them lighter and fluffier.

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Parmesan Potato Pancake

Giada gives the humble potato pancake an Italian accent by folding grated Parmesan into the batter. She prefers one big pancake that can be cut into slices.

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Potato Pancakes with Chunky Granny Smith Applesauce and Cinnamon Creme Fraiche

Topped with cinnamon creme fraiche, Bobby's potato pancakes taste more like dessert than a main dish.

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Potato Jalapeno Latkes with Horseradish Crema

This Mexican twist on the traditional latke packs some heat, with jalapenos within the patties and a spicy horseradish sauce.

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Sweet Potato Pancakes

Hanukkah gets even sweeter when traditional latkes are made with sweet potatoes instead of the white variety.

Get the Recipe: Sweet Potato Pancakes