Mashed Potatoes

World’s Best Mashed Potatoes

These are the best mashed potatoes you will ever try!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword mashed potatoes
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 403 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 5 pounds Russet potatoes (pealed and diced)
  • 1/2 cup Butter (divided)
  • 4 oz Cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup Half and Half
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Seasoning salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper


  1. Add peeled and diced potatoes to a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and allow to simmer for 20-25 minutes until potatoes are tender. Drain your potatoes and then return them to the pot.
  2. Return pot with potatoes to the stove on low heat. Add 5 tbsp of butter and cream cheese to the pot and start mashing. 

  3. Once creamy slowly add half and half and milk. Add just a little at a time until you get the consistency that you want. 

  4. Keep mashing then add seasoning salt and pepper. Stir and place in a casserole dish. 

  5. Add remaining 3 tbsp of butter to the top and bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until butter is melted and potatoes are warm.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
World’s Best Mashed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 403 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 53mg18%
Sodium 319mg13%
Potassium 1242mg35%
Carbohydrates 53g18%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 625IU13%
Vitamin C 16.3mg20%
Calcium 87mg9%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.