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Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

This Creamy Cheese Mashed Potatoes Recipe is so simple and comes together in just 25 minutes. These mashed potatoes are smooth, creamy, decadent, and loaded with butter and herbs!


Gather your Ingredients

– 3 lbs Yukon Gold or Russet potatoes – 1 tablespoon + ½ teaspoon salt – 1 cup whole milk – ½ cup cream cheese (4 oz) – ¼ cup butter (½ of 1 stick) – ½ teaspoon garlic powder – ½ teaspoon dried parsley – ⅛ teaspoon black pepper


– Peel potatoes and cut into ½" – ¾" cubes. Place into a large pot and fill with cold water just to cover. Stir in 1 tablespoon salt.


– Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to medium and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10-13 minutes (they should easily be pierced with a sharp knife). Drain.


– Drain potatoes and add milk, cream cheese, butter, ½ teaspoon salt, garlic powder, parsley and pepper.


– Mash just until smooth and combined. Taste and adjust seasonings. Serve.