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Mashed Baked Potatoes, AKA Mashed Potato Casserole

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Medium

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Servings: 10


  • 2 cups French-fried onion rings
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 (7.6 oz) package butter & herbed mashed potato mix
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese
  • 4 cups frozen hash browns
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 cups water


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Bring a pot of water to the boil and add the hash browns. Cook for 5 minutes and drain. In a large bowl, mix together the cooked hash browns, mashed potato mix, butter, cream cheese, jack cheese, sour cream, garlic salt, salt and pepper. Stir in the boiling water. Place in a greased 2-quart casserole dish. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes. Sprinkle the onion rings over the casserole and bake for about 5 to 8 minutes longer until onions are golden brown.