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Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes is the perfect buttery side dish for all your savory entrees! It is flavorful made with cinnamon and nutmeg, a must part of your Thanksgiving spread!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 401kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


Slow Cook:

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream more if needed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Cinnamon Sugar Walnut Topping:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup walnuts chopped


Slow Cook:

  • Add peeled and chopped sweet potatoes to the slow cooker.
  • Add water, top with butter and brown sugar. Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours or on low for 4-6 hours.
  • Add all the remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Mix with an electric hand mixer or a masher until smooth.

Cinnamon Sugar Walnut Topping:

  • Place a small skillet over medium heat. Add butter and melt.
  • Add brown sugar, cinnamon, chopped walnuts, and stir to combine.
  • Serve warm and top of mashed sweet potatoes.



Calories: 401kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 927mg | Potassium: 557mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 22405IU | Vitamin C: 3.6mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 1mg