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Totally Loaded Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Best recipe for totally loaded mashed potatoes. Butter, sour cream, bacon, cheese, chives...you name it it's in there! Great for family dinners or potlucks!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bacon, mashed potatoes
Servings: 9
Calories: 451kcal


  • 3 lbs Idaho potatoes peeled and cut unto cubes
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 12-16 oz. thick sliced bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 Bunch green onions green & white parts or chives, diced


  • In a large pot of boiling water, cook the potatoes until they are fork tender, drain.
  • With a mixer (we use our Kitchen-Aid Stand Mixer), beat the cooked potatoes with the butter, milk, cream cheese, sour cream and spices until nice and creamy.
  • Spoon the mashed potatoes into a baking dish and spread evenly.
  • Sprinkle the top of the mashed potatoes with the cheese, cooked and crumbed bacon, and green onions or chives.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 350° for 30 minutes


Calories: 451kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 448mg | Potassium: 822mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 470IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 264mg | Iron: 1.8mg