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Saturday, December 5, 2009

Creamy Loaded Mashed Potatoes

8 servings - Prep Time: 10 minutes - Cook Time: 45 minutes

3 lbs all-purpose potatoes, peeled & cubed
1.5 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (about 6 oz.), divided
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup sour cream
3 green onions, finely chopped (optional, but just do it!)
6 slices bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled

1 - Preheat oven to 375*. Spray 2-qt shallow baking dish with non-stick cooking spray; set aside.
2 - Cover potatoes with water in a 4-qt sauce pot; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and cook 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender; drain and mash.

3 - Stir in 1 cup cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, green onions and 4 strips crumbled bacon. Turn in to prepared baking dish and bake 30 minutes or until bubbling.

4 - Top with remaining .5 cup cheese and bacon. Bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish, if desired, with additional chopped green onions.