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Bacon Scallion Red Skin Mashers

Recipe | Bacon Scallion Red Skin Mashers | Bruegger's Bagels


  • 6 oz Bruegger's Bacon Scallion cream cheese
  • 5-6 lbs red skin potatoes
  • 1 stick salted butter
  • 6 pieces crispy bacon, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup half & half
  • 1/2 cup whole milk, as needed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp white pepper
  • 2 tbsp chives, chopped


  1. Place washed potatoes in a large pan and cover with cold, well-salted water.
  2. Bring to the boil. Cook thoroughly.
  3. Drain and let sit to dry for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Mash to break the skins.
  5. Fold in the cream cheese and bacon. Set aside a small portion of bacon.
  6. Mash until creamy.
  7. Add the butter, half & half, salt, pepper, and chives.
  8. Continue mashing to a coarse texture. Add milk if the potatoes are too stiff.
  9. Top with the last of the bacon and some snipped chives.

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