Garlic Mashed Potatoes In The Slow Cooker

Garlic Mashed Potatoes In The Slow Cooker

Alley 23

"Simple and delicious! If you cook for a large family or want to reduce last-minute chaos in the kitchen, you will LOVVVVE this recipe! It has been taste-tested by adults, teenagers, children and toddlers. Everyone in my family loves it...and you will too! Can easily be made ahead; just cool, cover, and store in refrigerator overnight."


3 h 50 m servings 464 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 464 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 27.7 g
  • 43%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.8g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 8.8 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 75 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 396 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain.
  2. Transfer potatoes to a large bowl and mash with cream cheese and sour cream until thoroughly combined; slowly mash in chicken broth, followed by garlic powder and salt.
  3. Beat potatoes with an electric mixer on high speed until whipped, about 2 minutes. Transfer potatoes to a slow cooker. Set slow cooker to Low and cook for 3 hours. Stir melted butter into potatoes just before serving.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 23 Ratings


I used reduced fat cream cheese and reduced fat sour cream. I did also add a good amount of fresh snipped chives. I served these with salisbury steak--the family ate almost the whole thing in on...

I made these for our Thanksgiving in September gathering and well, let's just say.....what is not to like? You obviously don't make these if you are counting calories - you do make them if you a...

I like making a big batch of mashed potatoes like this because I freeze some of them in qt sized freezer bags. Thaw out a bag, put in a sauce pot over a very low flame and stir a few times and y...

Perfect for Thanksgiving. I used yellow potatoes instead of red,and I should not have. Next time I will use the red, or a firmer potato. They came out a little runny because they just weren't fi...

I have been making a version of these potatoes for years. I use french onion soup dip instead of sour cream and do not add chicken broth or so much butter (just a few pats on top of potatoes whe...

Very good recipe. I made it for Thanksgiving and it went over well with my company. However, I didn't need to throw the potatoes in a slow cooker as my cooking plans changed and a holding pot wa...

This the perfect way to have the mashed potatoes done ahead of time for Thanksgiving!!! LOVE the creamy, rich flavor. Will definitely make this again. Thank you~

I followed the recipe pretty much exactly as written and used the towel under the lid trick, but after putting these into the crock pot, they turned to thick soup. Delicious soup, but still sou...

Made this tonight, and it turned out pretty good. You can taste the cream cheese and sour cream, which makes it yummy. I only added 1 cup of chicken broth and doubled the butter, I put it back ...