How to make hasselback potatoes in a slow cooker

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These are so popular, and kids always love them!  Crispy, crunchy and extremely tasty; Hasselback potatoes are fabulous with any main meal.  But who knew you could make them in a slow cooker?  Brilliantly convenient and a great option when you want to give a little midweek bling to sausages, chops or fish.  
This recipe couldn't be easier to put together; just prep your potatoes and let your slow cooker do the rest!  
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Ingredients
5 medium potatoes, scrubbed
1 stick of very cold butter
5 slices pepper jack cheese
salt for seasoning (as desired) 
chopped parsley (optional)
bacon bites (optional)
Instructions
1. Slice potatoes about 1/4-inch thick, but do not cut all the way. Use a pair of chopsticks to help you with this process.
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2. Thinly slice butter about 1/8-inch thick. This is easiest with cold butter.
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3. Cut each slice of cheese into 8 pieces, ending up with 40 slices.
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4. Insert butter and sliced cheese into the potato, in this pattern: butter, cheese, cheese, butter, cheese, cheese, etc. 
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5. Place parchment paper on bottom of slow cooker then place potatoes on top. Be careful not to disturb slices. 
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6. Melt remaining butter and brush on top of each potato.
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7. Sprinkle with salt if desired. 
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8. Cover and cook on high 4 hours. 
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9. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and bacon bites before serving if desired.  
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