Slow-Cooker Cheddar and Chive Mashed Potatoes

When someone else is hosting dinner, there's often the question of "What can I bring?" Offer to share these potluck aged cheddar potatoes; they not only taste amazing but travel well, too!

Wisconsin Cheese Slow-Cooker Cheddar and Chive Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Active Time
25 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Aged Cheddar or Cream Cheese can be used in this recipe.


  1. Place potatoes into a 3-quart slow cooker. Pour in water. Dot with cream cheese and butter. Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hours or on low for 8-9 hours until potatoes are tender.
  2. Transfer all ingredients from slow cooker to a large bowl; mash potato mixture until smooth. Stir in the 1 cup cheddar, cream, chives, salt and pepper. Return potatoes to a lightly greased slow cooker.
  3. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar. Cover and cook on high until cheese is melted, about 10-15 minutes. Serve immediately, or use warm setting to keep potatoes warm for up to 4 hours.

Recipe Tip

If traveling with this dish, sprinkle with the remaining cheddar before transporting. Upon arrival, finish cooking the potatoes for 10-15 minutes until the cheese is melted.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Hook's One Year Sharp Cheddar is little sharper than a medium cheddar cheese. The aged cheddar gives a rich, cheesy flavor to the potatoes.

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