Crockpot sweet potatoes make such an easy side dish. The slow cooker does all of the work and it’s also a great way to meal prep for the week.

Crockpot sweet potatoes make such an easy and healthy side dish. The slow cooker does all of the work and it's also a great way to meal prep. Enjoy crock pot baked sweet potatoes without heating up the oven. Learn how to bake slow cooker sweet potatoes for a simple side dish. #eatingonadime #crockpotsweetpotatoes #thanksgiving #recipes #baked #howto #howtocook #sweetpotatoesinthecrockpot #bakedsweetpotatoesincrockpot

Crockpot sweet potatoes

I’m all about easy and this recipe for crockpot sweet potatoes is definitely simple. You can enjoy tender sweet potatoes without ever heating up your oven.

We do this all the time and the sweet potatoes turn out so delicious. My favorite is to cook a crock pot full of potatoes on Sunday and I can enjoy them for a quick lunch during the week.

The kids love sweet potatoes so it really is the perfect side dish for everyone. We also love to make crockpot baked potatoes. In fact you know I love all things crock pot so make sure you check out my other crock pot recipes.

Crockpot sweet potatoes make such an easy and healthy side dish. The slow cooker does all of the work and it's also a great way to meal prep. Enjoy crock pot baked sweet potatoes without heating up the oven. Learn how to bake slow cooker sweet potatoes for a simple side dish. #eatingonadime #crockpotsweetpotatoes #thanksgiving #recipes #baked #howto #howtocook #sweetpotatoesinthecrockpot #bakedsweetpotatoesincrockpot

Make sure you have a good crock pot to make slow cooker sweet potatoes.

The slow cooker does all the work for you and keeps your house cool. No need to heat up the kitchen baking potatoes in the oven.

If you need a new crockpot, I really love this one. I use mine frequently and it’s a good one!  It has a lid that locks so it’s great for other recipes that might spill. There are several others on sale here.

Another favorite is this programmable crock pot  for when I am am not at home all day. I love coming home to everything ready and waiting!

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Crockpot sweet potatoes ingredient:

  • 6 Medium Size Sweet Potatoes

Toppings:

  • 3 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
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How to make sweet potatoes in the slow cooker:

First, you need to wash the sweet potatoes (you don’t need to dry).  Then stab 6-8 times per sweet potato with a fork in various spots throughout the sweet potato.

Place the sweet potatoes in the crock pot.

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Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours or on high for 3-3.5 hours until a knife can easily be inserted and removed and the sweet potatoes are soft when squeezed gently.

Topping ideas:

Serve topped with the butter, salt and pepper.  Enjoy!

My kids like to add cinnamon and brown sugar to their sweet potato. Sometimes I do too.

We have even added a few mini marshmallows on top. 🙂

Just use what you prefer. You can’t go wrong with sweet potatoes.

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What to serve with crockpot baked sweet potatoes?

So many options but here are a few favorites around here.

Sweet potatoes really go with just about anything. You can’t go wrong with this easy side dish. Just keep the main dish simple too and you are guaranteed to have an easy dinner.

Easy recipes like this are always a hit. You can make sweet potatoes for your entire family for less than one sweet potato at a restaurant. Plus, it is quicker at home and everyone enjoys a great meal.

Crockpot sweet potatoes make such an easy and healthy side dish. The slow cooker does all of the work and it's also a great way to meal prep. Enjoy crock pot baked sweet potatoes without heating up the oven. Learn how to bake slow cooker sweet potatoes for a simple side dish. #eatingonadime #crockpotsweetpotatoes #thanksgiving #recipes #baked #howto #howtocook #sweetpotatoesinthecrockpot #bakedsweetpotatoesincrockpot
Crockpot sweet potatoes make such an easy and healthy side dish. The slow cooker does all of the work and it's also a great way to meal prep. Enjoy crock pot baked sweet potatoes without heating up the oven. Learn how to bake slow cooker sweet potatoes for a simple side dish. #eatingonadime #crockpotsweetpotatoes #thanksgiving #recipes #baked #howto #howtocook #sweetpotatoesinthecrockpot #bakedsweetpotatoesincrockpot

Everyone will love these easy sweet potatoes. It is the best side dish and really simple. I love how frugal it is too.

This is another great example of a recipe that is easy, tasty and budget friendly. This is really a huge help in your grocery budget and you can feed a crowd with these baked sweet potatoes.

Try crockpot sweet potatoes!

We love all things sweet potato and crockpot sweet potatoes make the best side dish. From weeknight dinners to thanksgiving dinner, you can’t go wrong!

You can add any toppings you like and we even top with marshmallows for a real treat!

Slow cooker sweet potatoes take hardly any effort and taste amazing! Plus, save your oven space when you use your crock pot.

This recipe is a win all around.

Crockpot sweet potatoes make such an easy and healthy side dish. The slow cooker does all of the work and it's also a great way to meal prep. Enjoy crock pot baked sweet potatoes without heating up the oven. Learn how to bake slow cooker sweet potatoes for a simple side dish. #eatingonadime #crockpotsweetpotatoes #thanksgiving #recipes #baked #howto #howtocook #sweetpotatoesinthecrockpot #bakedsweetpotatoesincrockpot

Print the recipe for baked sweet potatoes in the slow cooker below:

Crock pot Sweet Potatoes

5 from 5 votes
Crockpot sweet potatoes make such an easy side dish. The slow cooker does all of the work and it's also a great way to meal prep.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 5 mins
Servings 6
Cuisine American
Course Side Dish
Calories 246
Author Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 6 Medium Size Sweet Potatoes
  • Toppings:
  • 3 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • Wash the sweet potatoes (you don’t need to dry).  Then stab 6-8 times per sweet potato with a fork in various spots throughout the sweet potato.
  • Place the sweet potatoes in the crock pot.  Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours or on high for 3-3.5 hours until a knife can easily be inserted and removed and the sweet potatoes are soft when squeezed gently.
  • Serve topped with the butter, salt and pepper.  Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

These are also delicious topped with brown sugar and marshmallows.  Yum! 

Nutrition Facts

Calories 246kcal, Carbohydrates 46g, Protein 4g, Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 4g, Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 563mg, Potassium 762mg, Fiber 7g, Sugar 9g, Vitamin A 32240IU, Vitamin C 5mg, Calcium 70mg, Iron 1mg

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  1. 5 stars
    Used this recipe for some weekend meal prep! The sweet potatoes turned out perfectly cooked! Thanks!

  2. 5 stars
    This was such a no fuss way to make sweet potatoes! They turned out perfectly, I will be using this method again!