Recipe: Fully Loaded Slow Cooker Potatoes

Updated: Sep. 28, 2021 at 12:00 PM CDT
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Cool weather = comfort food cravings. This fully loaded bowl of cheesy potatoes covered with bacon and green onions can be paired with your favorite main dish or eaten on its own for a delicious, comfort-food snack.

Fully Loaded Slow Cooker Potatoes


  • 3 lbs Boomer Gold Little Potatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese divided
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 10 slices thick cut bacon
  • 1 bunch green onions sliced, for topping
  • 1 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 dollop sour cream for topping


  • Combine potatoes, one cup cheddar cheese, and the remaining ingredients in a slow cooker. Stir well to make sure potatoes are evenly coated.
  • Cook on high for one hour, stirring every 20 to 30 minutes. Reduce heat to low and cook for another hour, or until potatoes are cooked through.
  • Stir in remaining cheese, top with sour cream and green onions.
  • Serve and enjoy.

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