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Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes


  • Author: Amy @ The Blond Cook
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Slow Cook
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-1/2 inch chunks
  • 3 tablespoons butter, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Spray the insert of your slow cooker with cooking spray.  Add sweet potato chunks.  Cover and cook on high heat for 2-1/2 to 3 hours or low heat for 5-6 hours.
  2. Add butter and allow to melt.  Add remaining ingredients and mash using a potato masher or mix with a hand mixer.  Add more milk for a creamier consistency, if desired.

Notes

  • I used a 6-quart slow cooker in this recipe.