Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes

The easiest mashed potatoes recipe on the planet!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Author Gina Kleinworth


  • 9 medium red potatoes
  • 4-5 russet potatoes
  • 2 cups water or chicken/vegetable broth
  • 2 tbsp granulated garlic
  • 2 tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tbsp dried dill + more for garnish
  • salt/ pepper to taste
  • 2-3 tbsp Country Crock spread
  • sprinkle of chives for garnish


  • Spray your crock pot with cooking spray
  • Wash red potatoes & cut into quarters & then chop those into smaller pieces- add to your crock pot
  • Peel russet potatoes & cut the same as you did the red - add to your crock pot as well
  • Add water/broth, granulated garlic, onion powder, dill, salt & pepper
  • Cover & cook on high 3-5 hours or 6-8 hours on low- or until the potatoes are fork tender
  • Once soft, take a standard potato masher & start working the potatoes until you reach the consistency you desire.
  • Add in your buttery spread & additional salt & pepper - mix well
  • Serve immediately
  • *Note - you can also use an emulsion blender for this process if you like them super creamy