Making a grand meal on Thanksgiving can be a little daunting, even for the most experienced cook. The convenience of a slow cooker for these classic spuds makes it one step easier and allows you to spend more time with family. —Samantha Six, Fredricksburg, Indiana
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 5 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes (about 10 medium), chopped
- 1 cup butter, cubed
- 1 cup water
- 3 teaspoons salt
- 3/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 to 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
- In a 6-qt. slow cooker, combine the first five ingredients. Cook, covered, on high 4-5 hours or until potatoes are tender (do not drain liquid).
- Mash potatoes, gradually adding mayonnaise, cheese and enough milk to achieve desired consistency. Yield: 14 servings (3/4 cup each).
Originally published as Slow-Cooked Golden Mashed Potatoes in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2016, p109