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Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes

These Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes are a creamy (and dreamy) combination of red potatoes, zesty bacon, flavorful ranch seasoning, creamy cheese, and spicy onion all cooked in the Crock Pot for an irresistibly delicious side item. 
4.86 from 14 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 9 hrs
Total Time 9 hrs 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 476 kcal


  • 3 lbs red potatoes (cut into quarters)
  • 8 slices bacon (cut into ½" pieces then divided in half)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp ranch seasoning
  • cups cheddar cheese (divided in half)
  • cups yellow onion (diced & divided in half )
  • 1 tsp black pepper


  • Coat the slow cooker with a non-stick spray.
  • Add half the potatoes, bacon, butter and onions. Sprinkle ½ tsp of black pepper and 1 tbsp of ranch seasoning over the potatoes. Then cover with ¾ cup of cheese. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8-9 hours or on high for 4-5 hours. Cook time is complete when potatoes are fork tender.


*All nutrition information provided is automatically calculated and is an estimate and will vary based on ingredients, brands, and changes in cooking methods listed in the recipe. If you need exact numbers on your ingredients, I would recommend calculating them yourself.


Calories: 476kcalCarbohydrates: 55gProtein: 15gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0.04gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 843mgPotassium: 1227mgFiber: 8gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 43890IUVitamin C: 47mgCalcium: 304mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes, slow cooker diced potatoes, slow cooker potatoes
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