Slow Cooker Enchilada Stack

Slow Cooker Enchilada Stack - Simply turn on your crockpot and forget all about it until you have the cheesiest and creamiest enchiladas ever! It's so easy!

The easiest enchiladas you will ever make. Simply turn on your crockpot and forget all about it until you have the cheesiest, creamiest enchiladas ever!

Slow Cooker Enchilada Stack - Simply turn on your crockpot and forget all about it until you have the cheesiest and creamiest enchiladas ever! It's so easy!

My slow cooker and I have become very good friends this fall season. I’m not sure how it came to be but just last year, I think I made about 3 recipes in the Crock-Pot and called it a year.

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Have you joined The Walking Dead fan club yet? The season premier is on Sunday night and they’ve been playing every single episode from start to finish on AMC for this premier. And even though I’ve already watched all the episodes, I’m still hooked.

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Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes - The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot – perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes - The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

Potatoes. Cheese. And bacon. With these 3, you can’t go wrong.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes - The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

And when you can throw these in a slow cooker, well that’s a double win right there.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes - The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

Now the hardest part about these is not the prep.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes - The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

It’s the part where you have to hold yourself back before you eat every single perfectly-textured potato chunk smothered in cheesy goodness and crisp bacon bits.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes - The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

And I really don’t even know how to classify this. It could be an appetizer, side dish, snack or an entree.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes - The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

I actually had it as all of the above, and devoured every last potato. And don’t think that Jason and I weren’t fighting for that last bacon bit at the bottom of the plate!

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes

Prep Time 15 minutes

Cook Time 8 hours, 15 minutes

Total Time 8 hours, 30 minutes

Yield 8 servings

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes

The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon
  • 3 pounds red potatoes, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon Ranch Seasoning and Salad Dressing Mix
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Spread bacon in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet. Place into oven and bake until brown and crispy, about 12-14 minutes. Let cool before crumbling; set aside.
  • Line a slow cooker with aluminum foil, leaving enough to overhang to wrap the potatoes on top, and coat with nonstick spray. Place a layer of potatoes evenly into the slow cooker. Top with cheese, Ranch Seasoning and bacon, repeating 2 more times and reserving 1/2 cup cheese.
  • Cover potatoes with aluminum foil and cook on low heat for 7-8 hours or high heat for 3-4 hours. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Cover and cook until melted, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with chives.

Notes

Adapted from The Recipe Critic

http://damndelicious.net/2014/09/27/slow-cooker-cheesy-bacon-ranch-potatoes/