Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Wendy Rusch


You're SUPPOSE to make this the day before! How great is that?


★★★★★ 2 votes

45 Min
1 Hr


  • 4-5 lb
    red potatoes, peeled and cooked
  • 1 - 8 oz
    package of cream cheese
  • 1 c
    half and half or cream
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 - 1 1/2 tsp
    sea salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 1 1/2 - 2 Tbsp
    chives, chopped, or 2 tsp dried

How to Make Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes


  1. While potatoes are still warm, add cream cheese, half and half, butter, salt, pepper and chives.
  2. Mash and whip well. Place in buttered casserole. Refrigerate over night or up to 3 days.
  3. Remove from refrigerator 1/2 an hour before baking. Bake at 350 for 1 hour or until top is a golden brown.

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About Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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