Creamy Potato Salad

READY IN: 1hr 10mins


  • 6
    medium potatoes (2 pounds)
  • 12
    lb bacon, prepared as in <a href="">Homemade Fresh Bacon Bits</a>
  • 1
    cup thinly sliced celery
  • 12
    cup finely chopped onion
  • 13
    cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1 14
    cups mayonnaise or 1 1/4 cups salad dressing
  • 2
    teaspoons sugar
  • 2
    teaspoons celery seeds
  • 2
    teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 12
    teaspoons salt
  • 2
    hardboiled egg, coarsely chopped


  • Cook potatoes in boiling, salted water until tender.
  • Drain well.
  • Peel and cube potatoes.
  • Transfer to a large bowl.
  • Add celery, onion, sweet relish and bacon bits.
  • Combine mayo, sugar, celery seed, vinegar, mustard, and salt.
  • Add mayo mixture to potatoes.
  • Toss lightly to coat potato mixture.
  • Carefully fold in the chopped eggs.
  • Cover and chill thoroughly.
  • Bacon bit tip: Partially freeze your package of bacon. Use a sharp knife and cut the frozen bacon into long strips about 1/4 inch wide. Turn the bacon and cut the strips into pieces also about 1/4 in wide. You now have perfect raw bacon pieces to fast fry. No need to separate. They will separate during cooking. Perfect bacon bits.