These slow cooker mashed potatoes are a must have for Thanksgiving. They are super creamy and delish. No more using 2 or 3 items to boil, drain and mix. Now all you need is the slow cooker!

Author Melissa Coleman


  • 3 pounds chopped potatoes peeled or with skins on, however you like them
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Add in the chopped potatoes and cover, cook for 5-6 hours on low. (2 to 3 on high)
  2. Add sour cream, milk, butter, garlic, salt, and pepper once cooked.
  3. Use a masher or electric mixer to mix the dish right in the slow cooker.