Mashed Potatoes with Cream Cheese

Maria Johnson
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Thanksgiving
Servings 6 people


  • 2 ½ lbs Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, diced into 2-inch pieces
  • 6 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup half and half, warmed
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Put potatoes into a saucepan. Add water until potatoes are covered.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, 15-20 minutes or until fork tender. Drain thoroughly.
  • Rice potatoes to a large bowl.
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir until thoroughly blended. Serve warm.