Thanksgiving Recipes


Crock Pot Scalloped Potatoes


Crock Pot Scalloped Potatoes

Thanksgiving is a time for comfort food, when casseroles, piping-hot dishes and desserts abound. This Thanksgiving why not try something new with our Crock Pot Scalloped Potatoes recipe? The crock pot makes everything easy and simple – you can prepare, cook and serve everything in one pot!

Everyone's Favorite Side Dish is a Time Saver

Potatoes are a great side dish for any holiday. Traditionally, potatoes are served mashed, which everyone seems to love. Why not try this side dish of Crock Pot Scalloped Potatoes at your next holiday gathering?

Besides being really easy, this recipe contains only a few ingredients so you can focus on the rest of your Thanksgiving cooking. Layering sliced potatoes with cheese, evaporated milk and cheesy soup mix gets it all done in the crock pot in just 6 hours.

You can start this dish the morning of your Thanksgiving dinner, or pop it in the day before. In fact, sometimes cooking a dish the day before allows all the flavors to meld really nicely.

Crock Pot Scalloped Potatoes Pair Well With Main Dishes

This cheesy, creamy dish is the perfect complement to roasted meats and vegetables. And if your family doesn't eat meat, this dish is perfect as it just contains potatoes and dairy.

November can get brisk and cold at Thanksgiving time, so dishes like this are pefect to warm up your belly and serve some hot comfort food! And Velveeta scalloped potato is something everyone will love, especially the kids!

Crock Pot Scalloped Potatoes
Crock Pot Scalloped Potatoes are a cheesy and delicious side dish everyone loves. With potatoes and cheese, what's not to love?

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Crock Pot Scalloped Potatoes Pairing Ideas

Some ideas to serve up with your crock pot scalloped potatoes recipe are some braised green vegetables like asparagus with olive oil and lemon or buttery peas. Or try pairing your Velveeta scalloped potato with root vegetables like roasted turnips, parsnips and carrots, which are healthy and contain tons of vitamins.

Crock Pot Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

The crock pot is a genius idea for busy cooks – you can throw all your ingredients into one pot and let it simmer all day while you handle the rest of the cooking. And these potatoes come out perfect once they're done – you can simply put a hot plate out on your Thanksgiving table and place your crock pot right on it, potatoes and all, for easy, one-dish cooking!

Pair with Tasty Main Dishes

Potatoes are pretty universal and go well with so many different foods. Try pairing this rich dish with something lighter, like a salad, as well as a nice roasted turkey. The juices from the turkey will make a great gravy that goes perfect with cheesy potatoes.

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Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

Crock Pot Scalloped Potatoes

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  • Author: MomsWhoThink
  • Total Time: 6 hours 20 minutes


  • 68 thinly sliced potatoes
  • 1 can cheddar cheese soup
  • 1 cup Velveeta cheese
  • 1½ cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Spray crockpot with cooking spray.
  2. Fill crockpot half full of the sliced potatoes.
  3. Layer ½ can of soup, ½ cup Velveeta cheese, chunked, ¾ cup grated sharp cheese, and ½ can of milk.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Layer remaining ingredients in same order.
  6. Cook on high about 6 hours. You need to check for you may need to add more milk. You can pre-boil the potatoes for quicker cooking.
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 360
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