Sinfully Delish Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

Sinful and yummy! A definite splurge but so worth it!


  1. Quarter the potatoes (we leave the skin on) and put into a large pot of salted water.
  2. Add the 8 cloves of peeled garlic.
  3. Boil until tender.
  4. Drain and add the sour cream, butter and cream cheese to the pot and mash with a potato masher, for best texture do not use a mixer.
  5. Spread mixture into an oven proof casserole dish (about 9X13)and garnish as desired.
  6. Bake uncovered in a 325 degree oven for 15 minutes or until the top has browned to your satisfaction.
  7. For faster results, skip baking and place under broiler for a few minutes.
Most Helpful

This was good, but dare I say, a bit too rich for my taste (and for most of my guests). It also had quite a bit of separated oil/butter upon re-heating, so I think I'll keep looking (if only for the sake of my arteries).

KVasanth December 27, 2010

Made it for an office potluck, everyone loved this recipe, I thought that it was a bit too much to add in 8oz of the sour cream and cream cheese but it worked out. I also sauteed more garlic and put it in for better "garlic-y" flavor. The recipe as it stands didn't have enough in my opinion. Asked to make it again for another potluck!

CCuz December 21, 2010

To DIE for... I do not like mashed potatoes but my family loves them. I try to find a happy medium so that I can enjoy my meal as much as they do. This recipe does it. From a self professed mashed potato hater these are wonderful. I try to cook heart healthy in the house as my hubbies has high cholesterol. I substituted fat free plain yogurt for the sour cream and low fat cream cheese for the regularly cream cheese. I still used the butter as I prefer the taste but cut it to 1/4 cup. these potatoes were creamy and delicious. I have never not whipped my potatoes with a mixer. This recipe does NOT need to be whipped. They mashed beautifully. I barely got the dish to the table before the family started digging in. thanks for a marvelous recipe.

Abby, Sarah & Eli's Mom March 06, 2010

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