Mom’s Special Mashed Potatoes with Cream Cheese

Mom’s Special Mashed Potatoes with Cream Cheese My mom made these mashed potatoes with cream cheese every year at Thanksgiving. It’s rich and decadent but great for a holiday splurge.


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 30 mins

    TOTAL : 15 mins

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 8 servings

Instructions Checklist
  • Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain. Let sit until cool enough to handle, 15 to 20 minutes.

  • Peel potatoes and mash in a large bowl. Add cream cheese, heavy cream, butter, chives, pepper, and salt. Stir until creamy.

Per Serving: 288 calories; protein 4.8g; carbohydrates 21.2g; fat 21.1g; cholesterol 66.4mg; sodium 281.7mg.