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Creamiest Mashed Potatoes

Get ready to try the creamiest mashed potatoes you have ever had! Mixed with the perfect amount of butter, some salt, and half & half cream, you can serve these potatoes as a side for almost any dinner!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Mashed Potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 6 - 8 medium sized russet potatoes washed, peeled, and chopped
  • 1/2 cup half & half or 1/4 cup milk and 1/4 cup cream
  • 6 tbsp butter salted
  • 32 oz chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese shredded or or grated
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Parsley flakes optional


  • Place the chopped potatoes into a large pot then pour in the chicken broth.
  • Boil the potatoes over high heat until they are fork tender.
  • Drain the potatoes.
  • Toss 4 tbsp of butter into a large sauce pan, and melt it over medium heat.
  • Once the butter is melted, add in the potatoes, and mash them.
  • Pour in the half & half, and mix.
  • Sprinkle in the salt, onion powder, and garlic powder.
  • Sprinkle in the parmesan cheese, and mix until everything is well incorporated.
  • Put the mashed potatoes into your desired serving dish, and top it off with 2 tbsp of butter, and parsley flakes (optional).
  • Serve and enjoy!