Servings: 8

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make ahead mashed potatoes stay warm in the slow cooker until you're ready to eat. They will be hot, fluffy, and delicious!


  • 10 medium potatoes, yukon gold or similar creamy variety
  • 1 c half and half
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • pepper


  • Peel potatoes and cut into similar sized pieces.
  • Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil on the stovetop and boil for approximately 40 minutes, or until potatoes are very soft when pierced with a fork.
  • Drain potatoes and place into a large mixing bowl.
  • Add half and half, butter, and salt, and blend with a hand mixer until creamy. (Since the starchiness of the potatoes may vary, you can continue adding half and half and butter in small amounts until the desired creaminess is reached.)
  • Add additional salt and pepper to taste.
  • Transfer potatoes to a lightly buttered crockpot, top with a dollop of butter, and set to low. Stir occasionally until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 188kcal (9%)Carbohydrates 27g (9%)Protein 6g (12%)Fat 6g (9%)Saturated Fat 4g (25%)Cholesterol 18mg (6%)Sodium 495mg (22%)Potassium 916mg (26%)Fiber 5g (21%)Vitamin A 195IU (4%)Vitamin C 24.5mg (30%)Calcium 96mg (10%)Iron 6.9mg (38%)
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