“Delicious mashed potato recipe that can be made ahead of time.”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 6 cups water
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons onion salt
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, cubed and softened
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream
  • paprika
  • 1 (15 1/3 ounce) packagehungry jack mashed potato flakes
  • cooked bacon, chopped (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Spray 13x9-inch oven-safe casserole with non-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  3. Heat water, butter, garlic salt, and onion salt to a boil in a 6 quart Dutch oven.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Add cream cheese, milk, and sour cream, stirring until cream cheese is dissolved.
  6. Stir in potato flakes, mixing until all ingredients are well combined.
  7. Spread mashed potato mixture into prepared pan.
  8. Sprinkle with paprika.
  9. Bake for 1 hour or until bubbling around edges and golden brown.
  10. TIP: Before adding paprika and baking, potato mixture can be covered and stored in the refrigerator for up to 48 hours. Sprinkle with paprika and bake as directed above.

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