Crockpot Potato Soup

With fall comes the brisk mornings and chilly evenings, which means it’s the perfect time to have soup for dinner! This potato soup is a quick and easy-to-make recipe that will please every audience.

It’s simple which makes it all the better for those with an on-the-go lifestyle. Get everything ready the night before and turn on the crockpot before you leave for work. Once home, after a few more quick and easy steps, dinner will be ready! Who doesn’t love having dinner pretty much made when walking through the door?


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Crockpot Potato Soup

From the kitchen of Tracie Hoying, Jersey Journal Managing Editor
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Potato, Potato Soup, Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4


  • lbs Russet potatoes about 5 medium
  • 4 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • ½ cup Sour cream
  • 4 oz Cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 2 cups Sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp Cold water
  • 6 slices Bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 bunch Green onions diced


  • Wash and peel the potatoes, then dice them into ½ inch chunks
  • Place the diced potatoes in the bottom of the slow cooker and add the chicken broth, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and butter
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours, or high for 3-4 hours
  • If you cooked your soup on low, now turn to crockpot heat up to high
  • In a small bowl mix together the cornstarch and water, then whisk into the soup
  • Cover the crockpot and allow the soup to cook for another 15-20 minutes until thickened
  • Add the sour cream to a bowl and a few tablespoons of liquid from the soup to the sour cream and stir until smooth
  • Turn the crockpot off and stir the sour cream mixture, cream cheese and cheddar cheese until smooth


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