Slow Cooker Savory Sweet Potato Bake

Use your slow cooker to bring the flavors together in this hearty sweet potato recipe.


  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 5 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled, then sliced in 2-inch rounds that about 1/4-inch thick.
  • 2 teaspoons chipotle chile powder, divided
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 14-16 ounces shredded Gruyère cheese, divided
  • 2 cups heavy cream


Smear the butter all over the 6-quart insert of your slow cooker. Put a third of the sweet potato rounds into your slow cooker and sprinkle on 2/3 teaspoon of chipotle chile powder and a 1/3 teaspoon of kosher salt. Add 1/3 of the shredded cheese. Repeat the layers until you have run out of ingredients. Pour the heavy cream evenly over the top.

Cover, and cook on low for 5 hours, or on high for about 2 hours.

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