Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Perfect Mashed Potatoes (with cream cheese) recipe

Perfect Mashed Potatoes (with cream cheese) recipe

The ultimate, creamy mashed potatoes recipe with a key ingredient you never knew was missing. Guaranteed Perfect Mashed Potatoes every time.

  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 3 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes (red skins 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!!!
  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 Cup
  • Calories: 182
  • Sugar: 1.9 g
  • Sodium: 214 mg
  • Fat: 11.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.5 g
  • Protein: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 31.7 mg

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

5 Secrets to
Eye-Catching Cocktails

Tips, tricks and recipes to delicious drinks that look great too!

FREE EMAIL BONUS