"Mashed Potatoes Made Ahead"

Mashed Potatoes Made Ahead Recipe

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"NO time to Cook mashed potatoes," and No time to fuss with mashing and cooking them all before dinner. This recipe will solve this issue. This can be made several days ahead and kept in the Refer. Your Family not able to eat 5 pounds of taters, divide them into (2) casserole disher to serve at a later date.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10-12 servings
15 Min
45 Min


  • 5 lb
    potatoes, i used baking potatoes they are bigger.
  • 1 stick
  • 1 C
    sour cream**
  • 8 oz pkg
    cream cheese, softened**
  • 1 tsp
    salt, . . or to your taste
  • ·
    ** means ok to use reduced fat versions

How to Make "Mashed Potatoes Made Ahead"


  1. Rinse, scrub and peel potatoes. Cut into 2" pieces.
    Place in stock pot. Cover with water, Boil til fork tender. about 20 min.
  2. Drain Potatoes,
    Add remaining ingredients.
  3. Mash and Mix well, (You may want to use a hand or stand Mixer)
    Taste Test and adjust salt as necessary.
  4. Transfer to Shallow Baking dish.
    Cover with Foil.
    Keep warm in Oven or refrigerate or freeze at this Point. Makes 10 - 12 Servings
  5. Preheat Oven 350 F Bake for 30-45 min. or till hot.
  6. Note: Can be frozen and served a week later, No Problem. Will keep in refer Sevferal days.

    Great Make-A-Head Idea for over the Holidays.

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About "Mashed Potatoes Made Ahead"

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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