Award Winning Mashed Potatoes

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Award Winning Mashed Potatoes

November 21, 2011 Updated Nov 21, 2011 at 12:38 PM EDT

Our foolproof recipe for Award Winning Mashed Potatoes is sure to make you feel like a winner anytime you serve them. Whether for a holiday or any day you'll always end up with a creamy, fluffy result.

Serves: 4

Preparation Time: 10 min

Cooking Time: 15 min

2 1/2 pounds Idaho russet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
4 ounces cream cheese
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup sliced chives or 4 scallions, sliced thin (optional)
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1.Place potato chunks in a soup pot and add just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook 20 to 25 minutes, or until tender. Drain well and return potatoes to the pot for 1 to 2 minutes on with the heat on to make sure all of the remaning water is gone.

2.Add remaining ingredients and beat with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Serve immediately.

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