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Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

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Serves 12 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time

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Party time? Jazz up Betty Crocker® potatoes with sour cream and cream cheese, then cook and serve these yummy potatoes from a slow cooker.

Prep Time:15 min

Start to Finish:1 hr 45 min

Makes:12 servings (2/3 cup each)

Ingredients You'll Need

3 cups boiling water
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup butter or margarine, cut into pieces
1/2 cup sour cream
1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, cut into cubes
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 cups Betty Crocker® Potato Buds® mashed potatoes (dry)
Gravy or chopped fresh parsley, if desired


Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix boiling water, milk, butter, sour cream and cream cheese with wire whisk until blended. Add garlic salt, pepper and mashed potatoes (dry); mix just until blended.

Cover; cook on Low heat setting 1 hour 30 minutes, stirring once after 1 hour.

Before serving, stir potatoes. Serve immediately, or hold in slow cooker on Low heat setting up to 3 hours, stirring every 30 minutes. If potatoes become too thick, stir in additional milk, a couple tablespoons at a time. Serve with gravy or sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Stove-Top Directions: In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat water, milk and butter to boiling. Stir in sour cream and cream cheese until blended. Remove from heat. Add garlic salt, pepper and mashed potatoes (dry); whip with fork just until moistened. If potatoes become to thick, stir in additional milk, a couple tablespoons at a time.

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