Put potatoes into pan with 6 - 8 cups water. Add 1 tsp salt. Bring to boil. Boil for until fork tender or mashable.
Drain potato and cool for 10 minutes. Put potato into large bowl. Mash with potato masher or fork until lumps are out.
In pot on stove on high heat, pour 1 cup water. Bring to boil add 1 stick butter. After butter is melted, add flour. Stir until mixture leaves sides of pan. Remove pan from heat.
Mix in 1 egg until blended and then mix in another egg until blended. Add potatoes and mix until combined. Heat oil in deep-fat fryer to 375 degrees. Add 1 tablespoon potato mixture into oil. Do not add too many balls at one time. Cook until golden brown.
Remove and drain. Salt to taste. Eat while hot.
This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. It has not been tested for home use.
Recipe courtesy of Liane Dart of Colorado Springs, CO, for FoodTV.com's Couch Potato Cook-Off