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Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Main Ingredient: Potatoes

Yield: 8 servings

Photo and Recipe courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.


  • 8 medium russet potatoes, peeled and chunked or 5 cups packaged mashed potatoes
  • 1 (8 oz.) container Cheddar cold pack cheese spread
  • 1/2 c. sour cream
  • 1/4 c. butter, melted
  • Pepper to taste
  • Bacon bits, paprika and parsley for garnish, optional


  1. If using fresh potatoes, peel and place in saucepan. Cover with cold water; bring to boil. Boil until a fork inserted indicates they're tender; drain.
  2. In large bowl, combine potatoes, Cold Pack cheese, sour cream, butter, and pepper. Beat until light and fluffy. Spoon into buttered 2-quart casserole. Cover and refrigerate until ready to cook.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F. Bake 1 hour. Sprinkle top with bacon bits, paprika, and parsley, if desired.
  4. Note: You may substitute 5 cups prepared instant mashed potatoes.


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