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Crock Pot Potato Soup

This is a quick and easy crock pot potato soup recipe. Sprinkle with either bacon bits or shredded cheese to serve. A great crowd pleaser.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 5 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Author: SlowCookerKitchen.com


  • 4 15-ounce cans potatoes (sliced, diced, or whole)
  • 1 10-ounce can mushrooms
  • 1 package bacon (cooked and crumbled; or substitute purchased real bacon bits)
  • 2 10.5-ounce cans cream of mushroom soup (or any type of cream soup)
  • 2 to 4 cups whole milk (half & half, heavy cream or any combo of them)
  • 1 cup onions (diced and optional)
  • 6 cloves garlic (optional)
  • Shredded cheese (optional)


  • Spray, oil or butter your crock pot insert ~or~ use a liner.
  • Open all your cans but don’t drain them.
  • Pour all the ingredients into crock pot insert.
  • Use a potato masher and mash up about half the potatoes. Stir well.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours.