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Grandpa’s Party Potatoes

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 50 min.

Makes

14 servings

My grandpa, who gave me this recipe, liked the way the cream cheese and onion dip created a wonderful velvety texture. I often assemble these potatoes the night before, then pop them in the oven the next day. —Mary Kay Elert, St. Paul Park, Minnesota
Grandpa's Party Potatoes Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 12 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) French onion dip
  • Paprika

Directions

  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook until tender, 15-20 minutes. Drain. Mash the potatoes with butter, milk, salt and pepper until smooth. Add cream cheese and onion dip; mix well.
  2. Spread in a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with paprika. Cover and refrigerate, 8 hours or overnight.
  3. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake, uncovered, until heated through, 50-60 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 181 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 316mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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