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mashed potatoes in bowl with melted butter + spoon

Amazing Mashed Potatoes

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American

Description

The ultimate, creamiest mashed potatoes recipe with a key ingredient you never knew was missing. Amazing Mashed Potatoes are even better as leftovers!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 3 pounds Yukon gold potatoes (redskins work just as well)
  • 1 stick butter
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 C milk

Instructions

  1. Cut potatoes and place in stock pot (can leave skin on or peel depending on your personal preference) and cover with cold water making sure you have about 3 inches water over top of potatoes.
  2. Boil until potato slides off fork when inserted.
  3. Drain and transfer to mixing bowl.
  4. Using a hand mixer, mix potatoes till roughly mixed.
  5. Add 1/2 stick butter and cream cheese and continue mixing.
  6. Add milk a 1/4 cup at a time while continuing to mix until potatoes reach the desired consistency.
  7. Slice remaining butter in 1/4" "pats" and place on top of potatoes.
  8. Top with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Enjoy!!!

Keywords: mashed potatoes, potato, the best, side dish, creamy, buttery, leftover, vegetarian