4 cups mashed potatoes (about 8 to 10 large) or 4 cups prepared instant potatoes
1 cup sour cream
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon minced chives
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
1 tablespoon butter, melted
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, sour cream, cream cheese, chives and garlic powder. Turn into a greased 2-qt. casserole. Combine bread crumbs with butter; sprinkle over potatoes.
2. Bake at 350° for 50 to 60 minutes. Top with cheese and serve immediately.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
YIELD: 12 servings.
These creamy tasty potatoes can be made the day before and stored in the refrigerator until you're ready to pop them in the oven, The garlic powder and chives add zip, and the shredded cheese adds color.