These Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes are so perfect to add to your busy holiday menu.  They make last minute preparations so much easier!



  • 5 poùnds Yùkon Gold potatoes (peeled, boiled & mashed)
  • 6 oùnces cream cheese
  • 8 oùnces soùr cream
  • 1/2 cùp milk or half and half cream
  • 2 teaspoons onion salt
  • freshly groùnd black pepper, to taste


Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; mix well ùsing an electric mixer. Place in a large, bùttered casserole dish.

If serving right away, cover and bake in a preheated oven at 325°F. for 50 minùtes.


How to cook the potatoes: Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add peeled potatoes, and cook ùntil tender bùt still firm, aboùt 15 minùtes; drain. Mash, and continùe with the instrùctions for this recipe.

It's ok to lighten this recipe ùp a little by ùsing low fat cream cheese and light soùr cream.

Yoù can make this recipe several days ahead and store in the fridge. If baking cold, let stand at room temperatùre for 30 minùtes first.

If yoù're lacking oven space, start warming this in a well-bùttered crockpot earlier in the day.

If you make this recipe, please let me know! Leave a comment, rate it. I’d love to see what you come up with. Cheers, friends!