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Slow Cooker Loaded Mashed Potatoes Recipe
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Slow Cooker Loaded Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Every year my Mom made cream cheese mashed potatoes for Thanksgiving, and I've tailored the recipe to my family and have carried on the tradition. I also make them in a slow cooker, which is convenient because I make the potatoes a day ahead, freeing up oven space. —Ann Nolte, Tampa, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Cook: 3 hours
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Cook: 3 hours
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds potatoes (about 9 medium), peeled and cubed
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 571 calories, 43 g fat (25 g saturated fat), 135 mg cholesterol, 925 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place potatoes in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain. Mash potatoes with cream cheese, sour cream, butter and milk. Stir in the cheeses, bacon, onions and seasonings. Transfer to a large bowl; cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Transfer to a greased 3- or 4-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 3 to 3-1/2 hours. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Loaded Mashed Potatoes in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2011, p74

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 571 calories, 43 g fat (25 g saturated fat), 135 mg cholesterol, 925 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 4, 2015

"I thought these were great but they got a little to thick after 3 hours on low. They tasted better at around 1 1/2 to 2 hours on low."

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Reviewed Dec. 26, 2014

"After making these 3 times, I've decided they're too rich. Don't think I'll make them again."

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Reviewed Oct. 19, 2014

"Was hoping these were going to be delicious, but we only thought they were so-so. Probably won't make again."

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Reviewed Sep. 14, 2014

"Incredible! I will be making this again."

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Reviewed Apr. 19, 2014

"These mash potatoes are so good My Daughter loves them! I leave the potatoes whole with skin on when the potatoes are soft I scoop out the potatoes and then turn the skin and what is left into potato skins very good . something to much on while everyone waits for everything to be done."

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