Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes, Sandy's

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes, Sandy's Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Megan Stewart


My mother in law made these for the holidays so that she had the oven free for the main dish...they were amazingly good. I am thinking that adding garlic to make garlic mashed, or bacon and cheese would make wonderful loaded mashed!


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 5 lb
    medium russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1" chunks
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 12 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, cut into 1/2" cubes
  • ·
    kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2-2 c
    milk, warm

How to Make Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes, Sandy's


  1. Toss potatoes, butter, 1 T salt and 1/2 t pepper in 6 qt crockpot. Add 1 c water (or chicken broth), cover and cook on high about 4 hours, until potatoes are tender (potatoes may have burned lightly in spots but that is ok). Remove lid, add sour cream and 1 1/2 c warm milk. Mash until mostly smooth. If they need thinned out, stir in remaining milk. Season to taste.
  2. Add in Ideas:
    1. add garlic 1/2 way through cooking (the minced version)
    2. add minced green onions at end of cooking and heat through (sour cream and onion mashed)
    3. add a bag of cooked bacon (like in salad section, the soft kind) and cheese at the end of cooking and heat through, or top individual servings.

Printable Recipe Card

About Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes, Sandy's

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American

Leave a Comment

4th Of July Side Dish Recipes

4th of July Side Dish Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

The 4th of July is not the 4th of July without those delicious summer side dishes. Slaw, macaroni salad, baked beans, potato salad, corn, fruit salad, and more take your...

27 Easy Camping Recipes

27 Easy Camping Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Getting ready for a weekend camping trip? Here are 27 easy, no-hassle, camping-friendly recipes that everyone will love!

Host A Delicious Easter Dinner Recipe

Host a Delicious Easter Dinner

Kitchen Crew

Hosting Easter this year? Heading somewhere for dinner and need to bring something? I've got you covered. Here are some Easter recipes that'll make a memorable meal. Ham is traditionally...