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Duchess Potatoes Recipe

Duchess Potatoes Recipe

Although they might sound fussy to fix, these spuds are really a cinch from start to finish, according to the CT kitchen staff. All you need to do is mash the potatoes, pipe the mixture into fun designs using cake-decorating tools, then bake.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon minced chives

Directions

  • 1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  • 2. Transfer to a bowl; add 2 tablespoons butter and milk. Beat on low just until smooth; cool slightly. Add egg and chives; beat on low until fluffy.
  • 3. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert #8b open star pastry tip. Fill the bag with potato mixture. Pipe potatoes into four rosettes on a greased baking sheet.
  • 4. In a saucepan, melt remaining butter. Drizzle over potatoes. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.