Share: Mashed Potato Flakes 6.6 OZ PKG You may substitute 4-1/2 cups hot homemade mashed potatoes for the instant potatoes if desired. Featured Recipes Spicy Shepherd's Pie Taco seasoning adds zip to this hearty main dish. It's easy to top with instant mashed potatoes, which I stir up while browning the beef.—Mary Malchow, Neenah, Wisconsin Related Tips Coupler Ring for Decorating Cakes Use of a coupler ring will allow you to easily change pastry tips for different designs. Unsweetened Coconut Look for unsweetened coconut in the baking or health food section. Pumpkin Butter This recipe was tested with commercially prepared pumpkin butter.