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Garlic Cream Cheese Smashed Potatoes – 2 Ingredients!

Servings 1 lb. serves about 6, 3 lbs. serves a lot more than that


  • 1-3 lbs. new potatoes cut in chunks if they are large
  • 4 - 6 oz cream cheese
  • 1 - 1.5 tsp. garlic powder
  • salt to taste


  • Boil the potatoes in salted water till very tender, about 30 minutes.
  • Drain.
  • Smash potatoes with spoon, potato ricer or pastry blender.
  • Stir in desired amount of cream cheese and garlic powder.
  • Season with salt.


Philadelphia cooking cream is no longer available. I've updated the recipe with substitutions.