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Chive and Onion Mashed Potatoes

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Ingredients

2 pounds peeled potatoes, quartered (about 6 cups)
1/2 cup milk
1 tub (8 ounces) chive and onion cream cheese spread
1/4 cup ranch dressing

Instructions

Place potatoes and enough water to cover in a 3-quart sauce pan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, cook 20-25 minutes or until tender. Drain. Mash potatoes, gradually stirring in milk, cream cheese spread and dressing until light and fluffy. Serve immediately. Makes 10 servings (1/2 cup each).

Mary Stauffer
Eldridge



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