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A bowl full of Creamy Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes.

Creamy Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Thick and creamy mashed potatoes flavored with roasted garlic.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword garlic mashed potatoes, how to make garlic mashed potatoes, mashed potatoes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 18 minutes
Cooling Time 15 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 3 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 bulb garlic about 12 cloves
  • 2 ½ lbs russet potatoes
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 4 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ½ stick butter
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place bulb of garlic with skins on, wrap lightly in tin foil and bake for 1 hour. Remove from foil and let cool for 15 minutes. Remove garlic from skins, place in a bowl and mash with a fork until completely mashed. Set aside.
  • Peel and cube potatoes and boil for 15-18 minutes or until fork tender. Drain and transfer to a stand or electric mixer. Mix potatoes on low until combined. Add milk, cream cheese, sour cream, butter, salt, pepper and mashed roasted garlic. Top with a pad of butter or your favorite gravy. Enjoy!