Slow-Cooked Golden Mashed Potatoes

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 4 hours


14 servings

Updated: Sep. 22, 2022
Making a grand meal can be a little daunting, even for the most experienced cook. The convenience of the slow cooker for these classic spuds makes your task one step easier and allows you to spend more time with family. —Samantha Six, Fredricksburg, Indiana
Slow-Cooked Golden Mashed Potatoes Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. In a 6-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 5 ingredients. Cook, covered, on high 4-5 hours or until potatoes are tender (do not drain liquid).
  2. Mash potatoes, gradually adding mayonnaise, cheese and enough milk to achieve desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 327 calories, 20g fat (10g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 703mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.