2/3 cup dried mashed potatoes
1 tablespoon Ranch dressing mix
1 tablespoon real bacon bits
1 teaspoon dried chives
In a small bowl, combine above ingredients. Mix well and place in sandwich size zip-top bag and seal. Place sealed bag in mug. Make sure the mug holds a volume of 1 1/2 cups. Decorate and add following directions:
Hearty Ranch Potatoes:
Hearty Ranch Potato Mix
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon water
1/3 cup milk
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
Place mix from bag in mug.
In small saucepan over medium heat, place water, milk and butter. Bring to a low simmer
and pour over ingredients in mug. Mix well, cover and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff lightly with fork.