Duchess Potatoes Recipe
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Duchess Potatoes Recipe

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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.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


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

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 197 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 137mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.


  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.
Originally published as Duchess Potatoes in Country Woman November/December 1997, p10

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emilyjennings User ID: 1755784 15971
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2012

"I couldn't believe how easy these were! And so versatile...I added some minced garlic and a little cheese and they were yummy and beautiful! It made so many that I froze the extra rosettes for another time. My husband was very impressed :)"

bullwink User ID: 2691042 51327
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2010

"Made these for something a little different instead of everyday mashed potatoes! Really easy! Turns a simple dinner into something a little extra special!!"

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