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Best Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Lil' Luna
My FAVORITE mashed potatoes recipe! These Buttery smooth mashed potatoes are our Go-To potato side dish recipe for every dinner and holiday get together.
5 from 19 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 292 kcal


  • 5 lbs potatoes washed, peeled, and cut into chunks
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt


  • Place cut potatoes into a large pot. Add water to pot, covering potatoes. Let water come to a boil, then lower heat and simmer until potatoes are tender (about 20-25 minutes).
  • Drain water, add cream cheese, butter, cream, and salt. Using a hand mixer, mix all ingredients together until you reach your desired consistency. Season with any more salt and pepper.



Calories: 292kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 6gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 53mgSodium: 493mgPotassium: 961mgFiber: 5gVitamin A: 610IUVitamin C: 25.8mgCalcium: 90mgIron: 7.4mg
Keyword Best Mashed Potatoes
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