5 Ingredient Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Save precious oven space by putting your slow cooker to use this Thanksgiving! I’m here sharing a holiday staple: sweet potato casserole, but done in a slow cooker!

5 ingredient slow cooker crockpot sweet potato casserole for ThanksgivingAt Thanksgiving, oven space is at a premium. You have your turkey cooking, which, let’s face it, takes up most of the space (this is my family’s Thanksgiving turkey recipe, you’ll be shocked at how easy it is) and so you’re faced with how to make sides that stay warm.

5 ingredient slow cooker crockpot sweet potato casserole for ThanksgivingThat’s where your crock pot/slow cooker come in.

5 ingredient slow cooker crockpot sweet potato casserole for ThanksgivingYou can make your sweet potato casserole in a slow cooker, and the best part? There’s only 5 ingredients (yay for 5 ingredient recipes), so you’re not having to buy a million things for this recipe.

5 ingredient slow cooker crockpot sweet potato casserole for ThanksgivingSide note, if you’re wondering “what should I make for thanksgiving?” I published an awesome list you might enjoy!

5 ingredient slow cooker crockpot sweet potato casserole for ThanksgivingOK, so this slow cooker sweet potato casserole is so easy to make. You peel sweet potatoes and chop them up and put them in the slow cooker with melted butter, brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice, and then right before serving, you add mini marshmallows which melt and create the perfect topping. Viola, that’s all there is to it!

5 ingredient slow cooker crockpot sweet potato casserole for ThanksgivingIf you like your sweet potato casserole with mashed sweet potatoes instead, simply mash them directly in the slow cooker before adding the marshmallows.

5 Ingredient Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe
 
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Serves: 15-20 as a side dish
Ingredients
  • 4 sweet potatoes (3-4 lbs total), peeled and cubed
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice (this is the one I use)
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 cups mini marshmalls
Instructions
  1. Peel and cube sweet potatoes.
  2. Put sweet potatoes in a slow cooker.
  3. Sprinkle in brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice.
  4. Pour melted butter over sweet potatoes and stir.
  5. Set slow cooker on high and cook for 5 hours, or until a fork poked into the sweet potatoes goes in easily..
  6. Right before serving, sprinkle mini marshmallows on top, they will melt within a minute 🙂
  7. Serve and enjoy
 

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  • Vickie
    Reply

    Yummy !!

    • Sweetphi
      Reply

      Thank you – this casserole is so delicious, and so easy!

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