Cream Cheese Whipped Potatoes

Years ago I would make this dish by first making my homemade mashed pototoes.  That involved peeling and quartering the potatoes and boiling them in salted water until done.  Then I would drain off the liquid, add butter and milk and whip them with an electric mixer – whipping in the cream cheese at the end.  THEN I started using the refrigerated prepared mashed potatoes and just stirring in the cream cheese and microwaving until heated.  What a time saver and the results are just as good!

Sometimes the simple recipes are the best!


Cream Cheese Whipped Potatoes
 
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Recipe type: Side Dishes
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 Container refrigerated prepared mashed potatoes
  • 8 oz Cream cheese
Instructions
  1. Mix potatoes and cream cheese together in a microwave safe bowl. Cover with waxed paper.
  2. Microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes, stirring halfway thru the cooking time.

Directions:

Stir potatoes and cream cheese together in a microwave safe bowl.

 

 

Microwave for 5 minutes, stirring halfway thru the cooking time.

 

Enjoy!

 

Tip:  You can easily double or triple this recipe if you are making it for a crowd.  I like to serve this at dinner parties because it is such an easy side dish.  I usually spend a lot of time on the meat and it’s great to have this easy go-to recipe to round out the meal.  This is also always on my Thanksgiving table and everyone always LOVES it!

To download the printable recipe with how-to photos, click here:  Cream Cheese Whipped Potatoes

 

 

Comments

  1. I also use those potatoes and like them but I keep telling myself we should not be eating anything that has such a long list of ingredients. Plain old cooked potatoes are probably much better for us.

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