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Make the day before creamy mashed potatoes. Delicious side dish for Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas!
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4.5 from 2 votes

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Seriously the creamiest and most amazing mashed potatoes ever!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American


  • 6 medium or large potatoes russet
  • 8 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 C sour cream
  • 1/2 C unsalted butter room temperature
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2 tsp salt more to taste
  • 1/4 tsp pepper more to taste
  • 1/2 C sliced green onions
  • paprika to sprinkle on top (optional)


  • Cut potatoes into quarters or smaller. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes; drain.
  • Mash potatoes using a potato masher or electric beater. 
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until no lumps remain. Place in buttered 1 1/2 quart casserole dish. Sprinkle with paprika (if desired). Cover and refrigerate overnight or until cooking time. 
  • When ready to bake, heat oven to 350°F. Let potatoes rest at room temperature for 15 minutes. Uncover and bake for 35-40 minutes or until hot through.


These are the best potatoes to make ahead of time! Perfect for Thanksgiving, Easter or any gathering!