Creamy Party Potatoes

Creamy Party Potatoes


2 1/2  cups milk 
1 1/4  cups water 
1/4     cup butter, cut into pieces 
1        box (7.2 oz) roasted garlic mashed potatoes 
4        oz cream cheese (from 8-oz package), cut into pieces 
1/4     teaspoon coarse ground black pepper 
1/2     cup French fried onions 
1        tablespoon chopped fresh parsley


1.Heat oven to 375°F. In 2-quart saucepan, mix milk, water and butter. Heat to boiling. Stir in 2 pouches potatoes, cream cheese and pepper. Spoon into ungreased 1 1/2-quart casserole. Bake immediately, or cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours.

2.Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until hot. Sprinkle with onions; bake 5 minutes longer or until onions are golden. Sprinkle with parsley.