19 Reviews

These were so easy! I loved that about this recipe for our Christmas Eve dinner. We really enjoyed them too! Only difference I would make is next time add a little butter the last 20 minutes or so of cooking to make them a little creamier but not quite as thick. The taste is terrific! Thanks so much for sharing!

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megs_ December 24, 2009

This recipe is awesome! Very simple to make. I accidentally added the whole tub of cream cheese and it was still wonderful.

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Harried Mom October 10, 2010

These were simple and tasted amazing! I only had one pound of red potatoes so I divided the recipe into thirds and it turned out great. I also only had regular cream cheese...next time I will make sure I try the cream cheese with chives and onions. DH kept saying these are awesome potatoes! Definitely a keeper in our house! thx!

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Amy F. June 18, 2010

These were an hit with our dinner guests last night! Not only are they tasty but they are incredibly easy to fix. I love recipes that I can utilize the crock pot for, especially during the summer when it's too hot to turn the oven on. These will be prepared many more times in this house. One of my closest friends not only requested the recipe but took the leftovers home! I doubled the recipe for 8 of us and am I glad I did, there was only about 2 cups of potatoes left. I can't imagine how these would come out gummy, ours were the perfect consistency for potatoes. Thanks for the recipe.

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Felines September 06, 2009

These potatoes were great! I didn't have any cream cheese so I substituted sour cream and omitted the milk. Every single one in my family made a comment about how delicious the potatoes were! Will definitely make these again.

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genedimaria January 04, 2009

My family just loved this recipe. Very easy. I carmelize the minced garlic with about 1/2 cup diced onion in olive oil, and add that to the pot at the beginning of cooking. Low-fat cream cheese without additions is added at the end of cooking. I have now made it twice, and there are never any leftovers!! This recipe is a real keeper.

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Chef Arleene September 30, 2007

DH and I realy loved this recipe. I cut it in half, there is just DH an I. I thought this came out perfect. Based on the other reviews, 1/2 thought it was great and 1/2 thought it was over done. I only cooked on high for 2 hours, mashed and tasted, this really needs more salt. I added an additional 2 tsp. (I never add salt to a recipe, this is the 1st time.) I also added some ground pepper. This was so easy and I plan to make this again, Thanks, Lvs2Cook for posting.

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teresas April 07, 2007

Mine were too gummy too and were an unattractive brown color. I chopped the potatoes in the food processor before throwing them in the crockpot. Maybe my pieces were too small. Other than that, I followed the recipe. Didn't keep the leftovers.

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WindLass November 12, 2006

I was looking for a way to use up some red skinned potatoes without heating up my whole house, and this was perfect! I cooked them on low for about six hours (I was out of the house for that long) and they were a little brown - but still good. This is a keeper recipe - easy and tasty!

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HeatherDiane July 15, 2006
Crock Pot Garlic Smashed Red Potatoes