1 24-ouncepackage Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed potatoesabout 2 ½ cups
2tablespoonsfresh chopped chives
1cupshredded Cheddar cheese
1/4cupshredded/grated Parmesan cheese
6slicesbaconcooked and crumbled
¼teaspoonfresh ground black pepper
Sour creamchives, cheese and/or crumbled bacon for garnish
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray 12 muffin cups generously with nonstick cooking spray. *Very important to spray the pan well to avoid sticking; greasing with butter or vegetable shortening works too.
In a large bowl, combine ingredients.
Divide the potato mixture evenly into the 12 muffin cups.
Bake in the preheated 400 degree oven for 30-35 minutes. Cool slightly before removing each mashed potato puff from its cup. Use a thin knife to loosen if necessary.
Garnish with sour cream, chopped chives, cheese and bacon if desired.
Store cooled leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. To reheat, wrap a moist paper towel around them or place over them and heat in the microwave for 45-60 seconds.To freeze, place on a baking sheet and flash freeze for an hour, then store in a plastic freezer bag for up to 3 months. Thaw before reheating.