Duchess Potatoes

These mashed potatoes are dressed for a party!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 12

12
medium boiling potatoes, (4 pounds), peeled and cut into large pieces
2/3
to 1 cup milk
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
4
eggs, beaten
Butter or margarine, melted

  • 1 Heat 1 inch water (salted if desired) to boiling in Dutch oven; add potatoes. Cover and heat to boiling. Cook 20 to 25 minutes or until tender; drain. Shake pan with potatoes over low heat to dry.
  • 2 Heat oven to 425°F. Grease cookie sheet.
  • 3 Mash potatoes until no lumps remain. Add milk in small amounts, beating after each addition (amount of milk needed to make potatoes smooth and fluffy depends on kind of potatoes used). Beat in 1/2 cup butter, the salt and pepper vigorously until potatoes are light and fluffy. Beat in eggs until blended.
  • 4 Drop potato mixture by spoonfuls into mounds onto cookie sheet. Or place mixture in decorating bag with star tip; form rosettes on cookie sheet.
  • 5 Brush with melted butter. Bake about 15 minutes or until light brown.

Expert Tips

You’ll want to make plenty of these buttery potatoes so you have leftovers for potato pancakes!

To make ahead, prepare through step 4. Cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours. When ready to bake, continue with step 5.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
215
(
Calories from Fat
80 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10 g
10 %
(Saturated Fat
6 g,
6 %
),
Cholesterol
90 mg
90 %;
Sodium
180 mg
180 %;
Total Carbohydrate
28 g
28 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
5 g
5 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.