Duchess Potatoes

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut potatoes into large pieces if desired.
  • Heat 1 inch water to boiling in Dutch oven.
  • Add potatoes.
  • Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat.
  • Cook whole potatoes 30 to 35 minutes, pieces 20 to 25 minutes, or until tender; drain.
  • Shake pan gently over low heat to dry potatoes.
  • Heat oven to 425ºF.
  • Grease cookie sheet.
  • Mash potatoes until no lumps remain.
  • Beat in milk in small amounts.
  • Add 1/2 cup butter, salt and pepper.
  • Beat vigorously until potatoes are light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs; beat until blended.
  • Drop potato mixture by 12 spoonfuls into mounds onto cookie sheet; or place in decorating bag with star tip and form rosettes or pipe a border around meat or fish.
  • If cooking now, brush with melted butter and bake about 15 minutes or until light brown.
  • If making ahead, do not add the melted butter until ready to bake; cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours; bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light brown.
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