creamy mashed potatoes on a wooden spoon

Make Ahead Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes

Make Ahead Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes are creamy, delicious and a simple way to make busy holidays easier. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword easy mashed potatoes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 40 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 288 kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • 5 pounds potatoes peeled, cooked and mashed
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 stick butter
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 3/4 cup milk


  1. Mix together potatoes, cream cheese, butter, sour cream and milk. Beat until smooth.

  2. Put a liner in a slower cooker and pour potatoes in. Cool completely.

  3. Close bag with a twist tie and place in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

  4. Heat on low for 3 hours until warmed through, then turn down to keep warm.