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Day Before Mashed Potatoes


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8 h 50 m servings 348 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 348 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 16.5 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.1g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 7.4 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 404 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Drop in potatoes, and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes.
  2. Transfer potatoes to a large bowl, and mash until smooth. Mix in the cream cheese, sour cream, onion powder, salt, pepper and butter. Cover, and refrigerate 8 hours, or overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
  4. Spread potato mixture into the prepared baking dish, and bake in the preheated oven about 30 minutes.

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I've made this recipe several times since my initial review two years ago. As I was printing off the recipe for this Christmas prep, I read some of the more recent comments, and decided to add ...

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too dry

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I've made this recipe several times since my initial review two years ago. As I was printing off the recipe for this Christmas prep, I read some of the more recent comments, and decided to add ...

I use a recipe almost identical to this, but I put the potatoes in a crockpot sprayed with Pam and put it in the fridge overnight. The next day, you need to plug it in well ahead of time, but th...

This recipe was a huge hit at my potluck party! Everyone complimented on the dish, moreso than the entree (that person wasn't too thrilled that I one up-ed him). I used suggestions from others' ...

These turned out great! The only thing I changed was to put them in the crock pot for about 2.5 hours before company came over so I could save space in my oven!

This has been my 'signature' recipe for our mashed potatoes since Thanksgiving 2002!! I always get raves about them. My husband won't let me make our mashed potatoes any other way, because he ...

I know this recipe as twice baked potatoes...and it is WONDERFUL!!! I have made these potatoes for years and my family always demands it at all occasions. I do a few things different though. ...

After reviewing most of the comments, I made a couple of changes: Instead of plain cream cheese, I used cream cheese with chives & onion. I also added roasted garlic. These mashed potatoes are w...

Delicious and creamy. I even used light sour cream and light cream cheese. Also used Yukon Gold potatoes because I think they are better for mashing (not so dry). Such a great way to make mashed...

I've been making these potatoes for a few years now and they are fantastic! I pat butter all over the top before I refrigerate. Also, prior to baking, I poke holes in the top with a fork and pou...