Creamy Smashed Potatoes

Creamy Smashed Potatoes

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"These potatoes are so good that I serve them at Christmas. My family prefers these to any other mashed potato recipes. --Megan Taylor"
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  1. Place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain and place in a large bowl; mash the potatoes. Add the remaining ingredients; mix well.
  2. Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until lightly browned.

Footnotes

  • TEST KITCHEN TIP Instead of baking the mashed potatoes in the oven, you can spoon them into a slow cooker keep them warm on low.

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Adding cream cheese and sour cream to "smashed" potatoes is something I do routinely. Baking them after they're done is not. I really was very pleased with the end result--they are really so muc...

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This was not very good. I followed the recipe exactly. Once it was removed from the oven it was so dense you could slice it with a knife. My husband even tried to save it with butter and milk...

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Adding cream cheese and sour cream to "smashed" potatoes is something I do routinely. Baking them after they're done is not. I really was very pleased with the end result--they are really so muc...

This was not very good. I followed the recipe exactly. Once it was removed from the oven it was so dense you could slice it with a knife. My husband even tried to save it with butter and milk...

What an easy and tasty recipe! I made it exactly as written the first time, which garnered the 4 star review. The second time, however, I boiled some peeled fresh garlic right in the pot along w...

Wow these are very good and go great with grilled steak! I used red potatoes and didn't pother peeling them, added a little butter, onion powder vs. onion salt, skipped the additional baking as...

OH MY! These are divine! (Did I just say divine? Yes! I did!) They were a hit at my dinner gathering...everyone liked the slightly different texture the baking gave it. I followed the recipe exa...

I make these all the time. However; I don't bake them at the end. I just mix the boiled potatoes, margarine, sour cream, chream cheese, and pepper together and then serve. YUM!

my husband made these for Thanksgiving dinner and they were delicious!

These were a big hit with my family last night. I did use less sour cream & added some butter. Lots of fresh garlic & pepper. We don't eat salt (although I did buy the wrong butter & picked up s...

I always add at least sour cream to my mashed potatoes along with heavy cream, butter, salt and white pepper. I've also made this recipe exactly and it is (cream cheese then bake) delicious! Th...

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