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Potato Casserole


  • 5 lbs potatoes
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1¼ cups half and half
  • 8 oz whipped cream cheese w/ chives
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup almonds, sliced


Preheat oven to 350F.

Peel and roughly chop potatoes. Boil and mash with butter, half and half, cream cheese, garlic salt, and nutmeg. Place into greased 9-inch by 13-inch dish. Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes.

Top with almonds, and bake for 13 minutes more. Let stand for 15 minutes.