Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes

Crock pot mashed potatoes are an easy way to put a creamy and delicious side on the dinner table. Bring these as your contribution to a pot luck, pair them with your main dish for Sunday Supper, or any quick week night main dish.  Slow cooking creates a smooth and tasty mashed potato recipe while you work on the rest of dinner and other things. This may be your new favorite “go-to” side dish! 🙂

Crockpot Mashed Potatoes

Let me tell you how to put them together!

Ingredients for Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes:

5 lbs of potatoes

1 cup water

8 ounces cream cheese
1 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
Directions for Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes:
Wash and peel potatoes and cut up into 1 to 2 inch pieces.
crock pot mashed potatoes dice
Place pieces of potatoes in crock pot with 1 cup water.
Cook on high for 4 hours or until potatoes are soft.
Use a potato masher to mash up the potatoes and add in the cream cheese and optional garlic powder.
Cook for an additional 1 to 2 hours on low until mixture is warm.
Mash again or remove from crockpot and whip with an electric hand mixer until smooth.
Top with butter, gravy, or sour cream.
crockpot mashed potatoes done
There you have it! Delicious mash potatoes, made in your slow cooker! Check out our other tasty recipes here: Recipes
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  • 04.19.16 Diana Scholz

    These look yummy, I am going to have to try this recipe!

  • 04.19.16 Dotty J Boucher

    WOW! I would of never thought to do this, I guess I am just so use to putting them in a pot on a stove, what an awesome idea,, Will have to try this out.

  • 04.20.16 Kathleen Kelly

    I never thought about doing mashed potatoes in the crockpot. Thanks for sharing!

  • 04.25.16 Suzi T

    Never thought of using my crock pot for this. Makes perfect sense!

  • 04.25.16 Kim~madeinaday

    Great idea! I haven’t thought to crick the potatoes! Thanks for linking up to Merry Monday! Sharing on MM Pin Board! Have a great week!