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Brie Mashed Potatoes

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We added soft and savory brie cheese to creamy potatoes to create a flavorful brie mashed potatoes recipe your whole family will love.

There are tons of variations on traditional mashed potatoes. We even have a few on our site.

Like our lobster mashed potatoes. However, not everybody cares for seafood.

So, Kim and I decided to share another, “stepped up,” version of everyone’s favorite side.

For today, we’re offering our creamy brie mashed potatoes.

Creamy brie mashed potatoes topped with butter.

As the name implies, it’s a potato side dish flavored with soft brie cheese.

What’s brie taste like you ask? Well, it’s an earthy cheese with nutty undertones.

It’s the perfect ingredient to flavor potatoes without overwhelming your taste buds.

An up-close view of the butter and seasoned potatoes.

So, if you like simple flavors then you’re going to enjoy this recipe. Shall we get started?

Combine them with a brined turkey breast or a turkey pot pie for a tasty Thanksgiving dinner!

How to make brie mashed potatoes?

First, fill a stock pot half-full with water and sprinkle in some salt for added flavor.

Next, peel and dice the potatoes into 1-inch chunks and add them to the water.

Peeled potatoes in a mixing bowl.

Afterward, bring the potatoes to a boil and let them cook for 20-25 minutes or until they’re soft.

Now, drain the water and transfer the cooked potatoes to a mixing bowl.

The potatoes have been diced in the bowl.

Then, combine the potatoes, brie cheese, heavy cream, butter, salt, thyme, and pepper.

At this point, you have a choice. You can use an electric hand mixer or a potato masher to combine everything.

Butter, cream, and spices added to the potatoes.

Last, once all the ingredients have been properly incorporated, serve the dish while it’s hot.

That’s it, your brie mashed potatoes recipe is done! Kim and I hope you enjoy it and wish you all the best 🙂

The finished potatoes served in a white bowl.

Recipe Tips:

  • Remember, peeling the potatoes is optional. If you like potato skins, then leave them on. If not, then peel the potatoes before boiling.
  • Try and cut the taters into equal sized pieces so that they will cook evenly.
  • A potato masher will create mashed potatoes. Whereas, an electric hand mixer tends to create creamed potatoes. Just something to keep in mind when deciding which tool to use for your recipe.
  • If you don’t want to use heavy cream or milk, try using vegetable or chicken stock instead. Either substitution will work.
Top-down view of butter melting on the taters.

Don’t forget to check out our Brie Mashed Potatoes web story!

Top-down view of butter melting on the taters.

Brie Mashed Potatoes

Yield: 6 Cups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

We added soft and savory brie cheese to creamy potatoes to create a flavorful brie mashed potatoes recipe your whole family will love.


  • 3 Pounds Russet Potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks (about 7 to 8 medium potatoes)
  • 6 Ounces Brie, rind removed and cut into small pieces
  • ½ Cup Heavy Cream
  • 4 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Thyme
  • ¼ Teaspoon White Pepper


Peel and dice the potatoes into 1-inch pieces.

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, and cook the potatoes until they are fork tender, about 20 to 25 minutes.

Drain the potatoes, and transfer them to a large mixing bowl. Use a potato masher or an electric mixer to mash the potatoes. Add brie, heavy cream, butter, salt, thyme, and pepper. Stir to combine.

Serve immediately, and store any leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


The calories listed are an approximation based on the ingredients in the recipe card and a serving size of about 1/2-cup of the brie mashed potatoes. Actual calories will vary. For more information and tips, please refer to the post.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 225Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 284mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 3gSugar: 2gProtein: 6g

*The calories are an estimate and are based on the ingredients and serving size listed. The calories can vary depending on the brand of product purchased.

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