Smoked Mashed Potatoes

Prep Time: 10 Min | Cook Time: 1.5 Hrs


  • 1
    3 Lb Bag Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • 2
    1 stick unsalted butter
  • 3
    1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 4
    4 Tbsps 50/50 Kosher Salt and Coarse Ground Pepper Mix
Looking to amp up your Thanksgiving sides? We have a smoky twist on a turkey day classic that will be sure to impress all of your guests! Give these Smoked Mashed Potatoes a try!


Mashed Potato Process

  • Peel and cut potatoes so all so they are about the same size. This will ensure proper doneness throughout
  • Bring 6 quarts of water to a rolling boil and add ¼ cup of Kosher Salt
  • Cook potatoes until fork tender
  • Drain Potatoes and return to same pot
  • Add stick of butter (sliced evenly into 8 pcs)
  • Add heavy whipping cream
  • Add salt and pepper mix
  • With a hand mashed (not electric mixer), mash potatoes and mix thoroughly
    • Electric hand blender can cause the potatoes to get very gummy
  • Allow potatoes to cool
  • Scoop all potatoes into a 10” cast iron skillet
  • Add 3 to 4 more thin slices of cold butter on top of potatoes


Smoking Process

  • Start smoker and heat to ambient temperature of about 250 degrees
  • Add smoking wood
    • I used post oak but I think either hickory or pecan would also be good
  • Place skillet with potatoes on smoker for about 90 minutes or until potatoes are starting to turn golden brown on top
  • Remove and serve immediately!

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