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Cream Cheese Potatoes

Flavored with garlic salt and chives, these potatoes are rich, creamy and oh, so yummy. A sprinkling of paprika gives this dish a festive look. We prefer these to plain mash potatoes.—Cyneli Fynaardt, Oskaloosa, Iowa
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 6 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons minced chives
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika


  • Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain; mash potatoes. Beat in the cream cheese, sour cream, milk, garlic salt and chives until well blended.
  • Transfer to a greased shallow 3-qt. baking dish. Drizzle potatoes with butter and sprinkle with paprika. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until edges are bubbly and potatoes are heated through.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 410 calories, 18g fat (12g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 378mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.

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  • sgronholz
    Apr 6, 2016

    We thought that these potatoes were absolutely delicious! I apparently didn't use large enough potatoes because once mashed, they were creamy enough without the addition of milk. My husband usually has to have gravy on his potatoes, but agreed with me that these didn't need any. I will definitely be making this recipe again!

  • rossmom229
    Apr 5, 2015

    Just delish! Light and very flavorful, everyone loved it, even my hubby who says he "doesn't like" cream cheese!

  • carmen1112
    Sep 20, 2013

    A wonderful dish that tastes like you spent hours making it but was really quite simple and quick.

  • momtomatt
    Apr 9, 2010

    I made this recipe for Easter last year and it was a hit! I really liked that I could make it in the morning, put it in the fridge and then bake it before company arrived. I baked it in a 9x13" baking pan. I also used light sour cream, light cream cheese and skim milk and I wasn't able to tell that it was "light".

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