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Best Ever No-Fuss Mashed Potatoes

Rich and creamy mashed potatoes that are full of flavor and come together FAST.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Best Ever No-Fuss Mashed Potatoes
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 20 servings


  • 1 5 lb bag Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • 1 8 oz. package cream cheese
  • 1 8 oz. carton sour cream
  • 1/2-1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/2 stick salted butter (cut into 3-4 chunks)


  1.  Cut potatoes into chunks, then boil until tender, about 20 minutes.

  2. Drain & place in bowl of electric mixer fitted with the wire whisk attachment.

  3. Add cream cheese, sour cream, 1/2 cup heavy cream, unsalted butter, and salt & pepper. (Don't be stingy with the salt & pepper!)

  4. Mix for 20-30 seconds until potatoes are mashed but still slightly lumpy. Add more cream if necessary.

  5. Transfer to serving bowl and top with chunks of salted butter.