September 27, 2016

Mrs. Appleyard’s Patrician Potatoes

4 c. cooked mashed potatoes
3 c. cream style cottage cheese
3/4 c. commercial sour cream
1 1/2 T. finely grated onion
1/8 t. white pepper
1 t. salt (optional)
melted butter
1/2 c. chopped almonds (optional)

Mash potatoes thoroughly. Add cottage cheese and sour cream. Blend. Add onion, white pepper and salt. Mix well. Spoon into a shallow, buttered 2-quart casserole. Brush surface with melted butter. Bake 350° for 1/2 hour. Sprinkle with almonds. 8 servings.This was my mom’s recipe. We always have it with ham at Easter and Christmas.
Diane Russell, Traverse City