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A slow cooked russet potato with toppings on top of a piece of aluminum foil.

Crock Pot Baked Potatoes

A delicious side dish or main course with minimal prep time!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 potatoes


  • 4 medium to large russet baking potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt more or less, if desired


  • Rinse and scrub potatoes. Pat dry with a paper towel.
  • Pierce potatoes several times with a fork.
  • Rub each potato with ¼ teaspoon of olive oil and sprinkle evenly with ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt.
  • Wrap potatoes tightly with aluminum foil and place in the insert of your crock pot.
  • Cover and cook on high heat for 4 to 5 hours or on low for 8 to 10 hours.


  • Cook time will vary depending upon size of potatoes.
  • This recipe was tested using a 7 quart slow cooker.