Mashed Potato Monsters

Mashed Potato Monsters

Corn kernels, green onion curls, and other tidbits turn into wickedly funny faces on ready-made mashed potatoes.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
cup milk
3/4
cup hot water
2
tablespoons margarine or butter
1
pouch (from 7.2-oz box) Betty Crocker® homestyle creamy butter mashed potatoes
Ingredients for faces, as listed below
Eyes: peas, corn kernels, mushrooms, olive halves
Eyelashes: herbs
Eyebrows: ripe olive slices, zigzag-cut bell pepper
Nose: pickle, sliced radish
Teeth: carrot wedges
Mouth: red bell pepper slice
Ears: corn kernels, broccoli florets
Hair: shredded cheese, broccoli florets, shredded carrots, green onion curls
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, heat milk, hot water and margarine to a rapid boil over medium-high heat (watch carefully to avoid boilover).
  2. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 pouch Potatoes with Seasoning just until well blended. Let stand 4 to 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  3. Meanwhile, cut 4 pieces plastic wrap, about 9x12 inches each. Line insides of 4 (6-oz) custard cups with plastic wrap; spray with cooking spray. Divide potatoes evenly among custard cups. Press firmly; turn upside down onto individual serving plates.
  4. Remove plastic wrap from each potato mound; choose from suggested ingredients above to make faces. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If you don’t have 6-oz custard cups, try shaping the mashed potato heads using a small bowl, or wet your hands and form them by hand.
Set out bowls of the ingredients for faces, and let your kids use whatever they like to create their own monsters.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (Prepared Potatoes Only))
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 2g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 450mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.