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Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes

Indulge in the creamy goodness of these twice baked mashed potatoes, a heavenly side dish that’s perfect for any occasion. You will want to savor every bite!

Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes

This twice baked potato recipe is a favorite side dish to make for Christmas dinner or any holiday meal. It takes regular mashed potatoes to the next level – perfect for the potato lover in your life!

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With just a few simple ingredients, this loaded potato casserole is an easy dish to make ahead and have prepared for your next event. This is the perfect side dish to take to special occasions or dinner parties because it is always a crowd pleaser!

Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes

My favorite way to make this baked potato casserole is by using leftover mashed potatoes. Whenever we cook for the holidays I always make a huge pot of mashed potatoes just so that we can have leftovers!

You don’t need leftovers to make this tasty recipe but having them speeds up the whole process.

Twice Baked Mashed Potato Recipe

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Twice Baked Mashed Potato Ingredients

Twice baked mashed potato recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs russet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup herb and garlic cream cheese
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded and divided
  • 1/2 cup (2 stalks) green onion, diced
  • 4 pieces of bacon, cooked and diced

Tip: use leftovers from these herb&garlic mashed potatoes instead of making potatoes from scratch. You will need about 4 cups of mashed potatoes.

Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes Process

Directions:

1. Place potatoes in a large pot, cover with water and bring to a boil over medium high heat. 

2. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.

3. Drain water from cooked potatoes.

4. In a large bowl combine potatoes, butter, cream cheese and half of the cheddar cheese.

5. Use a potato masher or hand held mixer to mash potatoes until smooth.

Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes Process

6. Spread the creamy mashed potatoes evenly in a 9×12 casserole dish.

Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes Process

7. Top with remaining cheese and bacon.

8. Place in the oven at 350 for 30 mins

Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes

9. Top with green onions and serve.

Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes

Tips and tricks:

  • Leftovers may be covered with plastic wrap or stored in an airtight container for up to a week in the fridge.
  • Add garlic cloves to the boiling potatoes for a more garlic-why flavor.
  • Use yukon gold potatoes or red potatoes instead of russet.
  • heavy cream may be used instead of butter
  • Top with sour cream, crispy bacon or fresh chives.
Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes

These twice-baked potatoes are the next best thing to loaded potato skins because they don’t take nearly as long to make but taste just as delicious! Making things in casserole form is just so much easier!

Add this classic side dish to your next family gathering or backyard BBQ. It pairs nicely with smoked burgers, grilled venison and BBQ chicken drumsticks!

Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes

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Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes

Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes

Indulge in the creamy goodness of these twice baked mashed potatoes, a heavenly side dish that's perfect for any occasion. You will want to savor every bite!
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Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Author: Heather Painchaud
Servings: 8 servings
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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs russet potatoes peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup herb and garlic cream cheese
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded and divided
  • 1/2 cup 2 stalks green onion, diced
  • 4 pieces of bacon cooked and diced

Instructions

  • 1. Place potatoes in a large pot, cover with water and bring to a boil over medium high heat. 
  • 2. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.
  • 3. Drain water from cooked potatoes.
  • 4. In a large bowl combine potatoes, butter, cream cheese and half of the cheddar cheese.
  • 5. Use a potato masher or hand held mixer to mash potatoes until smooth.
  • 6. Spread the creamy mashed potatoes evenly in a 9×12 casserole dish.
  • 7. Top with remaining cheese and bacon.
  • 8. Place in the oven at 350 for 30 mins.
  • 9. Top with green onions and serve.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 360mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g
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I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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