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Sweet Potatoes in the Slow Cooker

If you like creamy, sweet potatoes with a buttery texture, then you’ll love how they turn out in the slow cooker or Instant Pot! Try this hands-off, foolproof method for perfectly cooked sweet potatoes.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Sweet Potatoes in the Slow Cooker
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Servings 4
Calories 112kcal


  • 4 sweet potatoes


  • Rinse sweet potatoes well. (Don't dry them off.)
  • Place sweet potatoes in a single layer on the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • Set the cooker on high 6-7 hours, or until potatoes pierce easily with a fork.
  • Serve hot, or cool and refrigerate up to 5 days.


Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Sodium: 72mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g