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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 401 kcal
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:

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

Cinnamon Sugar Walnut Topping:

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

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 401 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 927mg40%
Potassium 557mg16%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 22405IU448%
Vitamin C 3.6mg4%
Calcium 98mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.