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Uncle Dick's Mashed Potatoes Recipe
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Uncle Dick's Mashed Potatoes

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"This is recipe is loved by everyone who has tried it. My husband's uncle kept this recipe a secret for many years and would not share it with anyone; we had to wait until he passed away, and then my husband's aunt gave us the recipe. I made these for a Thanksgiving dinner we had at church, and now every time we have any sort of meal at church I am always asked if I going to make uncle Dick's potatoes. Even in the summer, this is what they want me to make. I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    50 mins

    9 hrs


  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes; drain and transfer potatoes to a large bowl.
  2. Mash sour cream, cream cheese, salt, white pepper, and garlic into the potatoes with a potato masher to your desired consistency; transfer to a baking dish, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 8 hours to overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Drizzle melted butter and sprinkle paprika evenly over the top of the potatoes.
  5. Bake in preheated oven until hot in the center, about 30 minutes. Garnish with chives.
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Nov 30, 2013

There is absolutely nothing new, different or unusual about this recipe. Then somebody please tell me why these were some of the best darned mashed potatoes I've ever had! I mean all I did was add a little butter!

Nov 29, 2013

I try to do as much advance preparation as I can for the time-consuming tradtional Thanksgiving dinner. This is one that ranks right up there with the best mashed potatoes I've ever had, and it actually instructs you to refrigerate overnight. Is that convenient or what? Out of the fridge, into the oven, and you have a mashed potato casserole that will WOW everybody. Really, although very simple and basic, it is that good!

Nov 18, 2013

I am in total agreement with naples34102's review! These are excellent.

Aug 31, 2014

Family absolutely loved these. Well worth the wait!


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  • Calories
  • 348 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Fat
  • 17.5 g
  • 27%
  • Fiber
  • 5.1 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 7.7 g
  • 15%
  • Sodium
  • 994 mg
  • 40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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