Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Photo by Nicole S.

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  • 12

    medium potatoes, peeled and quartered

  • 1

    package cream cheese, softened

  • cup sour cream

  • 5

    T butter, softened

  • 1-¼

    teaspoons salt

  • 1

    teaspoon paprika

  • ½

    teaspoon pepper

  • ¼

    cup minced chives, optional

  • 2

    T milk


Place the potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sour cream until smooth. Add potatoes; beat until light and fluffy. Beat in the butter, salt, paprika, pepper and chives if desired. Spoon into a greased 2-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 10 minutes, stirring once. Stir in milk. Microwave 5 minutes longer or until heated through.


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