Bacon Cheese Potatoes (Slow Cooked)

Bacon & Cheese Crock Pot Potatoes #Recipe @MomsWCrockpots


This is one of our most popular recipes and it is full of flavor. Such a great side dish you have to give these bacon & cheese crock pot potatoes a try!

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4.1 from 7 reviews
Bacon Cheese Potatoes (Slow Cooked)
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Serves: 4
  • ¼ pound bacon, diced
  • 2 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 medium potatoes, thinly sliced
  • ½ pound cheddar cheese, thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper
  • butter
  • Green Onions (optional)
  1. Line crockpot with foil, leaving enough to cover the potatoes when finished.
  2. Layer half each of the bacon, onions, potatoes and cheese in crockpot. Season to taste and dot with butter.
  3. Repeat layers of bacon, onions, potatoes and cheese. Dot with butter.
  4. Cover with remaining foil.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 10-12 hours.
Make this recipe bigger if you are expecting company. Great to serve for a brunch!

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    • Carla says

      Yes I cooked last night for our Easter dinner and I have some burned onions and burned cheese. Definetly could cook it for less time.

  1. Pam Addison says

    Can you cook on high for a shorter time? Or will they burn?
    I would love to make for dinner, but only have about 6 hours

  2. Lindsay says

    Whenever I make bacon for recipes, I like to make it in the oven to make it crispy since it will soften somewhat while its added to the dish.

  3. Sherri says

    How about using the Reynolds’ crock pot liners? I love those things – and you can just rinse them out and put them in the plastic recycle bin afterward! :)

  4. Dianne says

    I too, wanted to try these, but didn’t have the time to wait for the time in the crock pot. So I followed this recipe, except for I did it in the oven at 400 degrees for an hour in a 9 x 13 baking dish covered tightly by aluminum foil. They came out AMAZING!! Thanks for the recipe.

  5. Rebeca says

    Has anyone had any experience in making the mixture and then freezing it before cooking? I am trying to start freezer cooking and this looks as though it would be something I would make often but don’t have the time to prepare each time we want to eat it.

  6. Samantha says

    Has anybody made them on high? Also, do you add the green onion in with the other onion or wait until the very end to add them?

  7. Bianca says

    I didn’t cook the bacon & thought it was awesome. Love not having deal with the bacon cooking mess. I used a combination of Red & Yukon Gold potatoes that equalled a total of 2 lbs., 1 cup of shredded Cheddar cheese, only green onions, no salt or butter (thought bacon added enough salt). I added a little sour cream to some of mine to make it like a loaded potato but hubby felt like they didn’t need anything. We had this as a meal for two & still had a few leftovers. Will be making this again for sure.

  8. Bianca says

    Sorry forget to mention above that I used the oven recommendation for 1 hr @ 400 degrees and it worked perfectly.

  9. Lupe says

    Can you make in the oven?? Dont have a crockpot and would really like to try this before the cooking inspiration leaves me!

  10. Suzette says

    I just started this is one crockpot and the Sour Cream and Bacon in another. I can’t wait to see how they turn out!

    • Suzette says

      Everything turned out wonderful! I will definitely be making them both again. The chicken was tender and the potatoes were delicious. Great dinner!

  11. says

    Thanks so much for the tip of using foil when cooking potatoes in the crockpot! This recipe sounds wonderful. Great weeknight dinner idea and economical too!

  12. Anne says

    These were AMAZING. I have made them both ways and like both for different reasons! In the oven they get much crispier, but in the crockpot, it was almost liked mashed potatoes. Both were equally DELICIOUS! The ONLY changes I made were instead of using 2 medium onions, I just used ten spring/green onions chopped and I used red potatoes (mainly because what I had on hand!)

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