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Make Ahead Loaded Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds potatoes peeled & cubed
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 10 oz Italian Cheese & Herbs Cooking Creme or 8oz cream cheese, softened & double the spices
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 12 oz-16oz of bacon cooked to a crisp – broken into small pieces
  • 2 cups sharp shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 bunch green onions diced

Instructions

  • Cook the potatoes in a pot of boiling water until fork tender. Drain.
  • Beat the potatoes with the butter, milk, cooking creme (or cream cheese), sour cream, & spices until creamy.
  • Scoop the potatoes into a baking dish, and spread evenly. Sprinkle with the cheese, bacon, & green onions.
  • Cover & refrigerate up to 36 hours. Set it on the counter about 30 minutes prior to baking. When you are ready to eat, bake uncovered at 350 for 40 minutes.