Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes for Crock Pot

I made this recipe last year for Thanksgiving. It's very good and saves a lot of time. You may have to lengthen your crock pot cooking time. Show more

Ready In: 30 mins

Serves: 6-8




  1. Boil peeled potatoes until tender.
  2. Beat sour cream and cream cheese together.
  3. Add hot potatoes and beat until smooth.
  4. Add butter, chives, salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Place in greased two quart casserole.
  6. Dot with butter and sprinkle paprika on top.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
  8. Serves 8-10.
  9. NOTE****this recipe can be made the day before dinner and refrigerated in crock pot.
  10. Then, on the serving day, just turn on crock pot at low setting and cook potatoes for about 2-3 hours, to be ready when the rest of the dinner is ready.
  11. You may add more butter, cream cheese or sour cream depending upon the consistency you prefer.
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