4 baking potatoes
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/4 large onion
salt and pepper to taste
4 t. vegetable oil, plus additional for frying
Grate potatoes by hand into a strainer.
Grate onion into a separate bowl while letting potatoes drain.
Combine potatoes, onion, eggs, oil, salt and pepper.
Over medium to high heat, coat a large frying pan with oil.
Add dollops of mixture with a soup spoon or tablespoon.
Fry until crisp and lightly browned on both sides.
Serve hot with applesauce for dipping.