Treasure Hunt Mashed Potatoes

Sherry Peyton


You can never have too many potato recipes. It's such a staple in meals. This recipe came from PioneerWoman and don't worry unduly about the amounts. A good guess if good enough. Guaranteed to please husbands and kids. If you like this recipe, see others at my website:


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4 medium
to large russet potatoes, peeled and cut up for boiling
1/3 stick
1/2 c
sour cream
6 slice
scallions, including some of the green
2/3 c
french's fried onions (or other brand)
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Treasure Hunt Mashed Potatoes


  • 1When you put on the potatoes, fry up the bacon in one inch pieces until crispy. Drain on paper toweling and set aside
  • 2Boil potatoes until fork tender and drain. Add the butter and sour cream, and then mash. Add salt and pepper.
  • 3Chop up the scallions. Add them with the bacon. Stir gently. Throw the fried onions on top and serve. (I don't stir in the fried onions to keep them crispy.)

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Course/Dish: Potatoes
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