Crockpot Cheesy Potato Soup recipe is a warm classic potato soup recipe with tender potatoes, gooey cheese, and lots of creamy flavor. Serve with warm crusty bread for the perfect dinner. Mmm... Looks amazing!

Crockpot Cheesy Potato Soup

Crockpot Cheesy Potato Soup is a warm classic recipe with tender potatoes, gooey cheese, and lots of creamy flavor. Serve with warm crusty bread.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheesy Potato Soup, Crockpot Cheesy Potato Soup, From Scratch, Homemade
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 459kcal
Author The Gracious Wife


  • 8 tablespoons butter divided
  • ½ large onion chopped
  • ¾ cup carrot chopped or shredded
  • ¾ cup celery finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 8-10 medium potatoes peeled and cubed
  • ¼ cup flour
  • cups milk
  • 8 ounces Velveeta
  • 8 ounces about 4 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • Bacon crumbles and additional cheese for topping


  • Place 4 tablespoons butter, onion, carrot, celery, garlic, basil, parsley, chicken broth, and potatoes in a large crockpot.
  • Cook on Low for 6-8 hours until veggies and potatoes are cooked and tender.
  • Before serving, add the remaining 4 tablespoons of butter to a medium saucepan. Melt over medium heat.
  • Add flour to butter and stir to combine. Allow to heat through for about 2 minutes.
  • Slowly add milk, stirring constantly to prevent lumps. Allow mixture to heat through to steaming.
  • Pour milk mixture into the slow cooker. Stir to combine.
  • Add Velveeta and shredded cheese and stir until melted and fully incorporated.
  • Turn the slow cooker to warm and allow mixture to heat through.
  • Serve warm topped with bacon crumbles and additional cheese, with warm crusty bread.


Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 1105mg | Potassium: 1215mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3035IU | Vitamin C: 32.4mg | Calcium: 506mg | Iron: 7.7mg