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Easy-Cheesy Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Updated on October 13, 2012
5 stars from 3 ratings of Easy-Cheesy Loaded Baked Potato Soup

This fabulously-delicious Crock-pot recipe is perfect for anyone who loves their baked potato locked and loaded.

Packed with crispy bacon, cool sour cream, and sharp cheddar cheese, this hearty soup is sure to satisfy. Pair with a fresh green salad and you've got an meal that is worthy of seconds. Beware- this soup is addicting. Once you try it, it'll be on your craving list...forever!

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 4 hours
Ready in: 4 hours 20 min
Yields: 8 servings


  • 7 Russet potatoes, medium, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 Onion, large, diced
  • 3 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups Chicken broth
  • 1.5 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. Butter, salted
  • 1 cup Half & half cream, fat-free
  • 2 cups Sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 13 slices Bacon, pan-fried
  • 1/4 cup Green onion or chives, chopped
  • 1 cup Sour cream
  • Shredded cheese, for sprinkling


  1. Peel and cube potatoes.
  2. Dice onion & mince garlic.
  3. Combine potatoes, onion, garlic, chicken broth, salt, pepper, and butter into a large crock pot. Stir.
  4. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 8 hours (potato should be tender.)
  5. While stock is cooking: slice, pan-fry, and drain bacon (set aside.)
  6. Chop green onion and place in small container (refrigerate.)
  7. Mash cooked mixture until potatoes are chopped (thickening the soup.)
  8. Stir in half & half cream, cheese, green onion, and bacon.
  9. If ready to serve, turn off crockpot, otherwise leave on "warm" setting.
  10. Serve soup topped with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkled with cheese.
  11. Enjoy! =(^-^)=

Note: After trying a loaded baked potato soup recipe I found on, I made a few adjustments to accommodate my family's taste. The above recipe is a result of that adjustment. For the original recipe, see the video below.

TattooKitty's Easy-Cheesy Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1.5 cup
Calories 452
Calories from Fat261
% Daily Value *
Fat 29 g45%
Carbohydrates 31 g10%
Sugar 5 g
Protein 20 g40%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


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    • TattooKitty profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Hawaii

      Hi f2 & Ryanjhoe!!

      You're going to love this but oh-so-delicious!! Thanks for reading!

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      5 years ago from Somewhere over the rainbow

      It looks delicious. I want to try this recipe. This recipe truly arouse my appetite. Thanks for sharing! :)

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      5 years ago

      Looks really tasty. Voted up

    • TattooKitty profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Hawaii

      Hi Rosie writes,

      I'm sure this recipe will have your taste buds jumping for joy!! Please come back to rate it when you've had your fill! Hugs & happy souping!

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      Rosie writes 

      5 years ago from Virginia

      I am craving cheesy potato soup and will be making this one today! Thanks for an easy to follow recipe!

    • TattooKitty profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Hawaii

      Hi rebeccamealey!

      My husband likes the canned version as well; not bad for a quick fix. This recipe takes that basic flavor and kicks it up with lots more cheese and bacon....SO YUMMY!

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      Rebecca Mealey 

      5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      Wow! This sounds really good and so easy. I like that canned potato soup, so I'll bet I would really LOVE this. Thanks!

    • TattooKitty profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Hawaii

      Hi ptrg777!!

      I've heard of people adding beer too, usually the darker ales (although, I'm not a fan of adding beer to foods that don't cook on the grill.)

      YAY for football season!! My team is actually doing well this year (Skol Vikings!!!) Anywho, this easy recipe is sure to be a hit at your next game get-together...with that much bacon & cheese, you're sure to SCORE!!!

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      5 years ago from New York

      Definitely looks tasty. Ive seen some add beer to this recipe before I prefer your recipe. Will be giving this a try especially with Fball season upon us!

    • TattooKitty profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Hawaii

      Thanks, FullOfLoveSites! What I really like about this recipe is that it's so low-maintenance...just pop ingredients in the slow-cooker & let it cook. Perfect dinner for those lazy days!! Thanks for reading!

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      6 years ago from United States

      Another new recipe to me! I would definitely give it a try... looking at the pictures, it really looks good! Thanks for sharing! :)

    • TattooKitty profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Hawaii

      Thank you for stopping by and commenting! This recipe is so delicious and easy that I have to make it for my family once a month (and we never get tired of eating it!) Hugs and happy cooking!! \(^-^)/

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      6 years ago from Wales

      Mmm another for my recipe book and thanks for sharing.


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      Martin Kloess 

      6 years ago from San Francisco

      Mmm Mmm... I am there. Thank you

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I've never had baked potato soup. It looks and sounds delicious. Thank you for sharing...

    • TattooKitty profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Hawaii

      Much hugs to everyone for commenting...this soup is definitely one of my family's favorites!! Hope your families enjoy it too! (^-^)

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      Donna Hilbrandt 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      Ok, this is a bit calorie dense for me, as I am trying to shed some pounds, but boy does it look tasty. I will keep this in mind for when I reach a goal and want to treat myself with something tasty and indulgent. I will share this with family also, as it would make a great soup for a football party or any party for that matter.

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      6 years ago

      This sounds delicious! I love baked potatoes, and I've been trying to use my crock pot mroe, so I might need to try this one out sometime soon.

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      Randi Benlulu 

      6 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      This looks delicious! Once we get below 90 degrees, i am going to try it! Thank you!

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      Bill Holland 

      6 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Looks delicious! I just might give this a try. A perfect recipe for the upcoming winter!

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      Tara Carbery 

      6 years ago from Cheshire, UK

      Mmmmm! Just came across this whilst scrolling through my newsfeed. It sounds delicious. Perfect comfort food for Autumn! I think I need to invest in a slow cooker!


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