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Adding This One Simple Step To Mashed Potatoes Will Make Everyone Demand A Second Helping

I don't know about you, but for me the highlight of any meal is the mashed potatoes. I'm not shy about proclaiming myself the world's foremost expert in mashed potatoes. So when I saw this recipe that promised to improve upon them I was skeptical to say the least.

Well I am skeptical no more! This took literally my favorite thing and made it even better and I won't stop until everyone's tried these.

Here's what you need:

Mashed Potato
Cooktop Cove


  • 3 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and large diced
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ½ cup softened cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter, diced
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced chives
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Boil potatoes in a large pot a water with a pinch of salt. Cook until soft. Drain.
  3. In a large bowl, add potatoes, sour cream, cream cheese, cold butter, chives, salt and pepper. Using a masher, mash everything together until fully combined and to your desired consistency. If you don't have a masher, use the back of a fork.
  4. Transfer potato mixture to a greased casserole dish. Spread evenly.
  5. In a bowl, mix together bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and melted butter until fully combined. Sprinkle evenly over potatoes.
  6. Bake in oven uncovered for 30 minutes, or until golden brown on top.

[Source: Cooktop Cove]

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