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Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Susan Hall
Added: Monday, September 22, 2008


9 lg. baking potatoes (idaho or yukon gold)
(or Potato Buds-follow directions to serve 8--adding onion flakes to water)
8 oz. cream cheese, room temp
1/2 c. butter, softened
1/4-1/2 c. sour cream
pinch of nutmeg
1/4 tsp. white pepper
1/2 tsp salt

Cover potatoes with water and bring to a boil.
Reduce to med. heat and simmer until tender.
Drain and place in mixing bowl.
Beat potatoes with mixer until fluffy.
Cut cream cheese into sm. pieces and beat in with butter.
Beat in sour cream and seasonings.
Scrape into buttered casserole.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.
Bring to room temp. Put pats of butter on top (optional- for brown top)
Heat at 300, uncovered, for about 20 minutes
(or until heated through)

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Personal Notes:
For Holidays I make 2 1/2 times the recipe to serve 20.
Put in casserole dish a little larger than a 9x13.




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