10 Minute Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes and Pecans (Vegan/Paleo)

The last thing you need this holiday season is another recipe to cook in the oven or stove top. These sweet potatoes can be made a day ahead of time or the morning of in your crock pot saving you some space and energy.

Prep time

10 minutes

Cook time

3-4 hours

Yields 6 servings


Sweet Potato mixture:

  • 3.5 lbs sweet potatoes, chopped into 1 inch chunks
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Pecan topping:

  • 1 cup toasted pecans
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt



  1. Coat slow cooker with 1 tbsp coconut oil.
  2. Combine sweet potato mixture ingredients into slow cooker, stir until thoroughly mixed. Turn it on high for 3 hours or until sweet potatoes are tender.
  3. Mix pecan topping together in a medium sized bowl. Drizzle over sweet potato mixture in crock pot.
  4. Cook on high for 1 more hour.
  5. Serve warm and enjoy.

Happy Holidays!


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