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Halloween Ghost Potatoes

 
Halloween Ghost Potatoes
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A Halloween take on mashed potatoes that your kids will love. The potatoes are piped into ghost shapes and then baked until lightly browned in the oven. Use an oval gratin dish and it will turn into a boat of ghosts!

Yield

8

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

45

min

Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

4 pounds potatoes
large, preferably white-fleshed
*
¾ stick butter, unsalted
cut into pieces
1 ¼ cups milk
whole
3 large egg yolks
caraway seeds
or black sesame seeds, or black mustard seeds, for the eyes of the ghost
*

Directions

Peel and quarter potatoes, then cover with water in a 4-quart pot and season well with salt.

Simmer, partially covered, until tender, 15 to 20 minutes.

While potatoes are simmering, heat butter and milk in a small saucepan until butter is melted.

Remove from heat and cover to keep warm.

Preheat oven to 400°F with rack in middle.

Drain potatoes and force through ricer into a large bowl (or mixer bowl if using stand mixer).

Beat in milk mixture, yolks, and ½ teaspoon each of salt and pepper with an electric mixer at low speed until well mixed.

Spread about one-third of potatoes in a greased (butter or cooking spray) 1½-quart shallow ovenproof dish.

Transfer remaining potatoes to pastry bag.

Pipe potatoes close together into 1½- to 3-inch-high pointed mounds to form "'ghosts" and garnish each mound with 2 seeds for "eyes."

Bake until tips of ghosts are golden and potatoes are firm, 20 to 25 minutes.

Serve and enjoy!

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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about 1 year

Made this recipe again this year, and everybody loved it!

over 5 years

A Halloween take on mashed potatoes that your kids will love. The potatoes are piped into ghost shapes and then baked until lightly browned in and oven. Use an oval gratin dish and it will turn into a boat of ghosts!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 55g (1.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 11586% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 104mg 35%
Sodium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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