Prepare the potatoes one day ahead of time to ease meal preparation.
8 cups (about 4 pounds) peeled potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 teaspoons salt
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened
3 ounces cream cheese, softened, cut into chunks
Paprika, if desired
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
Place potatoes in 4-quart saucepan. Cover with water; add 2 teaspoons salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cook potatoes 15-18 minutes or until fork tender. Drain.
Place hot, cooked potatoes in bowl. Add all remaining ingredients; mash with potato masher or beat with hand mixer until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste. Place potatoes in 3-quart casserole. Cover; refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
Heat oven to 325°F.
Pour remaining 1/2 cup milk over potatoes. Cover; bake 30 minutes. Stir. Cover; continue baking 30-40 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with paprika and chopped parsley, if desired.
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