Thursday, December 2, 2010

Freezer Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Here's the other half of my on-sale bag of potatoes. I used the "pretty" potatoes to make Oven Fried Potato Wedges for the Freezer, and the oddly shaped or super small potatoes from the bag to make these mashed potatoes

The verdict?
I almost spooned up a small bowl of these just to eat myself before I packaged them up, because they were that good. I left out the milk to keep the potatoes on the dry side, as when mashed potatoes are frozen then thawed, sometime they thaw out a little runny.

When thawed, the texture of the potatoes were very runny. I was concerned, but baked them for 30 minutes with a sprinkle of paprika on top. They ended up drying out and being the perfect consistency and the great flavor carried through the freezing/thawing/baking process.

These would work great for entertaining during Christmas season! One less thing to put together last minute! 

This recipe is now included in my Creatively Domestic's Freezer Meals ebook for sale on Amazon. To view this recipe and many others, please visit (and buy if you're interested) from that site.

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