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Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6


  • 3 pounds red or gold potatoes peeled or unpeeled cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 1/4 cups of low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick of butter, at room temperature, cut into cubes
  • 4 oz of cream cheese 1/2 of a package at room temperature, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup of half and half warmed
  • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon of freshly minced chives


  1. In a 4 or 6 quart slow cooker, combine low-sodium chicken broth and potatoes.
  2. Cook on high for about 3 hours or low for about 6 hours, slow cooker times can vary.
  3. Once potatoes are tender, add butter, cream cheese, half and half, salt, pepper and chives to slow cooker and mash until smooth. Do not drain chicken broth.
  4. Keep warm until ready to serve.