Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Red Potatoes with Feta and Kale
The slow cooker is your best friend for hands-off cooking, especially during the holidays. Keep the stove top clear for all your holiday side dishes by making your mashed potatoes in the slow cooker. We've got russet and yellow slow cooker mashed potato recipes as well as slow cooker sweet potato recipes to guarantee there's a mashed potato option for every taste.

Buttermilk White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

The combo of buttermilk and white cheddar cheese in these mashed potatoes will have everyone drooling in anticipation of the first forkful. Top with bacon for extra decadence.

Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes

If you're a fan of big flavor, this is your mashed potato recipe. Bold blue cheese, white pepper, and slightly bitter spinach give these slow cooker mashed potatoes a nice flavor boost.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Almonds and Cranberries

We took a holiday favorite (mashed sweet potatoes) and added more flavors of the holiday season: molasses, almonds, and cranberries. No matter what time of year you make this potato recipe, it will taste like the holidays.

Make the creamiest mashed potatoes ever with our three ridiculously easy tips.

Shh ... Our Creamy Potato Secrets

We've got a few tricks up our sleeves to create the creamiest mashed potatoes. Watch to find out what they are.

Maple-Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

With maple syrup and a splash of bourbon, these mashed sweet potatoes are irresistible. A crumbled-bacon topper adds a bit of salty flavor to balance the sweetness.

Mexican Mashed Potatoes

To give this mashed potato recipe a Southern kick, we added ancho chile pepper, Mexican cheese blend, and corn for a two-in-one veggie side dish.

Apple-Infused Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallow

We couldn't have a collection of sweet potato recipes without a marshmallow-topped version. We also added apple cider, apple butter, and hazelnut liqueur for even more to love.

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Our Most Popular Mashed Potatoes Ever

Here it is: the classic, most-requested mashed potato recipe we have. And yes, it's made in the slow cooker.

Creamy Carrot Mashed Potatoes

If you're ready for a mashed potato mix-up, start here! The addition of sour cream dip, Monterey Jack cheese, and shredded carrots takes the holiday classic to new flavor heights.

Brown Sugar-Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes

It doesn't get much more classic than these mashed sweet potatoes with brown sugar and pecans. To freshen the recipe just a bit, we added a mere tablespoon of orange zest for a brighter flavor profile.

Spicy-Sweet Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet, creamy, and with a bit of heat, these mashed sweet potatoes have a lot of deliciousness going on. A sprinkling of toasted sesame seeds adds another texture dimension.

Gouda and Green Onion Mashed Potatoes

Smoky Gouda cheese adds unbeatable flavor to this easy-to-make mashed potato recipe. A sprinkling of green onion adds a pop of color for pretty presentation.

Watch as we cook up a delicious side of mashed sweet potatoes with goat cheese and pistachios.

Must-Try Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Made in the traditional method (on the stove top), this sweet potato recipe is a must-try due to its bold goat cheese and pistachio flavors.

Sesame-Soy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Contrast the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes with parsnips, soy sauce, and sesame stick crackers in these unique mashed potatoes.

Mashed Red Potatoes with Feta and Kale

Give your mashed potatoes a Mediterranean flair by adding kale and feta cheese. Sour cream keeps it all nicely creamy.

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