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Instant Party Potatoes

These potatoes are so simple to make that you will be making them for any potluck or party you attend.—Kathy Roosma, Zeeland, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8-10 servings


  • 3 cups water
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 2-2/3 cups instant potato flakes
  • Paprika, optional


  • In a saucepan, bring water, butter and salt to a boil. Add milk, cream cheese, sour cream, garlic powder and minced onion; stir in potato flakes.
  • Spoon into a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with paprika if desired. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 242 calories, 17g fat (11g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 406mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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    Nov 22, 2011

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