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These Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Mashed Potatoes are so cheesy and so creamy, you'll be making them over and over!

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Mashed Potatoes

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Mashed Potatoes are so easy to make ahead! This slow cooker mashed potato recipe is perfect for feeding a crowd!

Try these mashed potatoes with this easy Crock Pot Applesauce Pork Roast recipe! Don’t have two crock pots? This simple roasted turkey breast or this delicious Beef Stew would all be great!

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

We always need recipes like this that serve a large crowd. Whether it’s for a holiday party or a birthday…we need big food.

And we need big food that tastes big like these Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Mashed Potatoes.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Mashed Potatoes are a crock pot mashed potato recipe

Parties are not a time for watching what we eat, so this recipe is going to fit right into that way of thinking.

You’ve got a stick of butter, sour cream, a pound of bacon and a good three cups of cheese.

If you want to stop reading at this point, be my guest. But if you want epic tasting mashed potatoes for a party…read on my friends.

Read on.

How Do You Make Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

You can start these mashed potatoes the morning of your party – or even the night before if your party is earlier in the day. You’ll need about 8 hours on low or 5 on high.

This is also going to depend on how big or small you cut your potatoes up so try and get them about this size…

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Mashed Potatoes are a slow cooker mashed potato recipe with cheese and bacon

Then cover them up an let them go. This will free up your time to make some crazy good party drinks or appetizers like these Greek Sheet Pan Nachos or this Loaded Beef Burrito Dip or you can take a nap on the couch until it’s party time.

When the potatoes are tender, mash them up – right in the slow cooker along with butter and sour cream.

Go ahead and add all of it, the whole stick of butter. This mashed potatoes are going feed a ton of people so really, throw it in.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Mashed Potatoes are an easy side dish recipe made in a slow cooker

When you’ve got everything all stirred together you can add the cheese and bacon, stir once more and cover for another 30 minutes until the cheese melts inside the potatoes.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Mashed Potatoes are a crock pot side dish recipe with bacon and cheese

Garnish with chives and more butter if you want to drive it home…the answer to that is yes.

And serve.

Or keep on the “keep warm” setting until your guests arrive.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Mashed Potatoes are a crock pot mashed potatoes recipe that will serve a large crowd at parties

And if you have any leftover mashed potatoes? Use them to make our Turkey Shepherd’s Pie recipe!

We love having any leftover mashed potatoes just so we can make that shepherd’s pie, our boys love it.

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These Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Mashed Potatoes are so cheesy and so creamy, you'll be making them over and over!

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Mashed Potatoes

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 15 servings
  • Category: side dish
  • Method: slow cooker
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This slow cooker mashed potato recipe is the perfect side dish recipe for company!


Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2 inch cubes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 lb. bacon, cooked until crispy and crumbled
  • 2 cups Asiago or Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup sour cream

Instructions

  1. Add the potatoes to a slow cooker along with the chicken stock, bay leaf, salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  2. Cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 5.
  3. Mash to desired consistency, then stir in butter and sour cream and heavy cream.
  4. Add the bacon and cheese, stir and cover on the warm setting until ready to serve.

Keywords: slow cooker mashed potatoes, mashed potato recipe, slow cooker potato recipe, side dish recipe

 

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