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A white bowl of mashed sweet potatoes with a pat of butter and a spoon.

Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Delicious mashed sweet potatoes are so easy by utilizing the convenience of your slow cooker!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6


  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1 ½ inch chunks
  • 3 tablespoons butter cut into small cubes
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • Spray the insert of your slow cooker with cooking spray.  Add sweet potato chunks.  Cover and cook on high heat for 2 ½ to 3 hours or low heat for 5 to 6 hours.
  • 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.


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