Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Recipe by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.

Serves: 8
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 85 minutes

Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

8 medium russet potatoes, peeled and chunked (or 5 cups packaged mashed potatoes)

8 ounces cold pack cheese (any flavor)

1/2 cup sour cream

1/4 cup butter, melted

Pepper to taste

Bacon bits, paprika and parsley for garnish (optional)

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Preparation

1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. 

2. In large saucepan, add fresh potatoes and cover with cold water; bring to boil. Cook until a fork inserted indicates potatoes are tender; drain. 

3. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, cold pack cheese, sour cream, butter, and pepper. Beat until light and fluffy.

4. Spoon mixture into buttered 2-quart casserole. Cover and refrigerate until ready to cook. Bake 60 minutes.Sprinkle top with bacon bits, paprika, and parsley, if desired.