1 4-oz. pkg. instant potato flakes
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup bacon bits
Prepare potato flakes according to package directions; let cool. Stir in cheese; roll into 1 1/2 inch balls. Roll balls in bacon bits; arrange on an ungreased baking sheet. Sprinkle with paprika, if desired. Bake at 375 degrees for 15 to 18 minutes.