Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

The most delicious and creamy homemade mashed potatoes you will ever eat, without boiling a drop of water!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 191kcal
Author Christine Mello


  • 5 pound potatoes yukon gold
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 8 tbsp unsalted butter cut into cubes
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup milk 2% or whole
  • salt and pepper


  • Wash and peel potatoes, cut into 1 inch pieces.
  • Add potatoes to the slow cooker, pour broth over potatoes and dot with butter.
  • Cover and cook 3-4 hours on High.
  • When potatoes are fork tender, turn off slow cooker.
  • Use a hand held mixer or potato masher to mash to desired consistency.
  • Add milk in small amounts and keep mixing until potatoes are as fluffy or creamy as desired.
  • Serve with gravy or additional butter.


Use half and half instead of milk for an even creamier taste!


Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 65mg | Potassium: 818mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 6mg