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Baked Potatoes in the Crock Pot

Baked Potatoes in the Crock Pot are a busy cooks dream. When your schedule is tight, just prep and pop these babies in the crock pot and they will be ready for you when you get home. Snazz them up with some of your favorite baked potato toppings and you have an easy, stress free meal!

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How to make Crock Pot Baked Potatoes

Let’s face it. Life gets busy. You have two choices. You can run through a drive through and pick up supper or you can have it waiting for you when you get home. I love home cooked meals. I also work full time and have two very busy girls. Over the years I have learned to make dinner be an easy priority for our little family. Tools like my trusty Crock Pot and best boyfriend kitchen appliance the Instant Pot, have helped me do that and do it with flair!

Now, I know what you are thinking. Who eats baked potatoes for Supper? The Buttered Home does, that’s who! It doesn’t have to be a bland side dish. You can pair the potatoes with all of the fancy trimmings and add a few too to make it an all in one meal.

I love picking up that $4 whole rotisserie chicken at the grocery store. Add in some seasonings and maybe some BBQ sauce and you have a BBQ Chicken Baked Potato! You can just about dream up any savory protein to add to this to become something more than your normal baked potato. Now I will show you how to have them ready when you walk in the door!

~ Ingredients ~

  • 6-8 Russet Potatoes, equal in size

  • 1/2 cup Canola Oil

  • 2-4 tablespoons sea salt

  • Fork

  • Aluminum Foil

~ Method ~

  1. Wash and dry potatoes. Poke with a fork on all sides. Drizzle with a little canola oil on top of aluminum foil square. Sprinkle all sides with sea salt and wrap tightly. Do this for each potato.

  2. Place in Crock Pot. If you are baking more than what will cover the bottom, it is ok to stack them on top of one another. For 6-8 potatoes Cook on low for 6 hours or high for 4 hours. For 9 or more potatoes, cook on low for 10 hours or high for 6 hours.

  3. Carefully remove from crock pot, bust open and serve with all of your favorite toppings! Enjoy!

BAked Potatoes in the crock pot

Now, how easy was that? Pair that with some chicken or BBQ pork and you have a meal right ready to eat when you get home from work or whatever takes you out of the kitchen. Here are just a few ideas for a fabulous Potato Bar Supper

  • Sour Cream and Butter (OF COURSE!)
  • Salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne, smoked paprika, Southern Flavor
  • Cooked Bacon, BBQ Pork, Rotisserie Chicken, Chicken salad, Smoked sausage

Y’all, I could go on and on!!!

Easy baked Potatoes in the Crock Pot

For an easy weeknight supper, I challenge you to try these. I would also love for you to leave a comment and let me know what kind of good fixin ideas you have for these beauties!

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Baked Potatoes in the Crock Pot

Baked Potatoes in the Crock Pot

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 5 minutes

Baked Potatoes in the Crock Pot are a busy cooks dream. When your schedule is tight, just prep and pop these babies in the crock pot and they will be ready for you when you get home. Snazz them up with some of your favorite baked potato toppings and you have an easy, stress free meal!

Ingredients

  • 6-8 Russet Potatoes, equal in size
  • 1/2 cup Canola Oil
  • 2-4 tablespoons sea salt
  • Fork
  • Aluminum Foil

Instructions

  1. Wash and dry potatoes. Poke with a fork on all sides. Drizzle with a little canola oil on top of aluminum foil square. Sprinkle all sides with sea salt and wrap tightly. Do this for each potato.
  2. Place in Crock Pot. If you are baking more than what will cover the bottom, it is ok to stack them on top of one another. For 6-8 potatoes Cook on low for 6 hours or high for 4 hours. For 9 or more potatoes, cook on low for 10 hours or high for 6 hours.
  3. Carefully remove from crock pot, bust open and serve with all of your favorite toppings! Enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Yield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 290Total Fat 14gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 13gCholesterol 0mgSodium 3197mgCarbohydrates 37gFiber 4gSugar 2gProtein 5g

**Nutritional Values are estimates only

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