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
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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