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Wacky Mashed Potatoes

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 8 mins
Other time 5 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings
This serving suggestion is fun any day of the year. Let the mashed potatoes cool long enough so they'll mound up in the cones just like ice cream.

Ingredients

  • 2 2/3 cups frozen mashed potatoes
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 1/2 (8-ounce) container soft cream cheese
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 flat-bottomed ice cream cones (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 247
  • caloriesfromfat 55 %
  • fat 15.1 g
  • satfat 9.1 g
  • monofat 0.7 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 6.7 g
  • carbohydrate 23.5 g
  • fiber 2.3 g
  • cholesterol 39 mg
  • iron 0.2 mg
  • sodium 599 mg
  • calcium 119 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare potatoes with milk according to package directions, stirring with a wire whisk. Stir in cream cheese, green onions, salt, and pepper. Let stand 5 minutes or until cool enough to mound. To serve, spoon mashed potatoes into ice cream cones, if you'd like.

Southern Living Kids Cookbook