Make Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes Recipe to easily feed a crowd. This effortless way to make mashed potatoes is perfect for holiday cooking. Everyone will love these creamy mashed potatoes.
Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes Recipe
This recipe is a game changer and makes mashed potatoes so simple. No need for separate pans and boiling potatoes. This easy recipe does not require any boiling or draining.
Just toss everything into the crock pot and be prepared for the best mashed potatoes. Seriously! This recipe is so creamy and delicious.
We love to make these for holidays. It is so easy to make a big batch of potatoes and keep them warm thanks to the crock pot.
Another favorite around here is this easy white gravy that only takes 10 minutes to make! Yum! This gravy is amazing with these crock pot mashed potatoes and ready in just minutes.
Serve it with crockpot turkey breast.
We love mashed potatoes so the more options the better.
Let’s get started!
Ingredients Slow cooker mashed potatoes:
- Russet Potatoes
- Butter, Cut into pieces
- Minced Garlic
- Salt and pepper
How to make crock pot mashed potatoes recipe:
Peel and cut your potatoes into chunks.
Place the potatoes in the crock pot with 1 cup of the milk, salt, pepper, garlic and butter.
Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hours until the potatoes are slightly soft.
Then either remove the potatoes to a mixing bowl or mix in your crock pot if it has a ceramic liner (do not mix in a non-stick liner as it will scratch it).
Mix well with an electric hand mixer. Slightly add in the last 1 cup of milk until the mashed potatoes are the consistency that you desire.
Serve and enjoy!
Can I make mashed potatoes ahead of time?
Yes, you can! Feel free to make these ahead of time and keep in the fridge. When you are ready to eat, just reheat and keep on warm to serve.
This is such a time saver for parties, holidays and more. One less thing to worry with on the day you need to serve the potatoes.
Can you freeze mashed potatoes?
Yes, mashed potatoes do freeze well. Check out our Can you Freeze Mashed Potatoes post.
How to fix runny mashed potatoes
If you find that your mashed potatoes are too runny you can easily thicken them. Check out How to Thicken Mashed Potatoes to learn how easy it is.
Slow cooker mashed potatoes will be a game changer.
This is such an inexpensive side dish and now it is so easy thanks to the crock pot. Not only is this great for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter or any holiday but it is also great for potlucks.
You can make a huge batch of mashed potatoes and take them to serve without spending much time or money. It is a win all around.
Plus, everyone always loves mashed potatoes. And this recipe is the BEST! Each bite is so creamy and delicious.
Feel free to use russet potatoes or yukon gold potatoes. Just use what you prefer for these crock pot mashed potatoes. You could even try red potatoes but we love russet potatoes the best.
We have also used chicken broth instead of milk and adding cream cheese for a delicious creamy texture. You can keep adding until you get the desired consistency.
Print this crock pot mashed potatoes recipe below:
Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes Recipe
- 3 lbs Russet Potatoes
- 2 Cups Milk
- 1/2 cup Butter Cut into pieces
- 1 Tbsp Minced Garlic
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1 tsp Pepper
- Peel and cut your potatoes into chunks.
- Place the potatoes in the crock pot with 1 cup of the milk, salt, pepper, garlic and butter.
- Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hours until the potatoes are slightly soft.
- Then either remove the potatoes to a mixing bowl or mix in your crock pot if it has a ceramic liner (do not mix in a non-stick liner as it will scratch it).
- Mix well with an electric hand mixer. Slightly add in the last 1 cup of milk until the mashed potatoes are the consistency that you desire.
- Serve and enjoy!
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