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Potato Hedge Hog

Category: toddler

Duration: long

Age: toddler

Keywords: toddler, carbs


It’s the perfect snack, or even lunch or dinner. These potato hedgehogs will have them asking for more!

Baked beans


  • 2 medium/large sized potatoes peeled and cooked
  • 1/2 tin or small tin of spaghetti or baked beans
  • Grated cheese


  1. Peel and cook potatoes then mash them.
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper to make it easier to get off.
  3. Put about half the amount of potato on the baking tray and make into an oval shape building up the sides (make a well in the middle)
  4. Add the spaghetti or baked beans (which ever your baby prefers)
  5. Then add the rest of the potatoes over the top
  6. All the while making the shape of a hedgehog
  7. Then using a fork make what looks like little spikes over the top of it (make a face and body)
  8. Cover with grated cheese
  9. Place in the oven till nice and golden brown and heated through
  10. Take it out of the oven, let it cool and
  11. Then take it off the baking tray and paper and serve.

More photos

Potatoes peeled
Baked beans
Child enjoying food
Baked beans in can
Cheese grated

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