Slow-Cooker Recipes for the Holidays: Appetizers, Desserts & More

Dec 18 2019
Question@2x Hi Hungry Girl,

I want to put my slow cooker to work this holiday season… Do you have any easy & festive recipes I can set and forget?

Crockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
Answer@2x Hi Crockin’,

Slow cookers are SO helpful during this busy time of year. To make your life even easier, I’ve pulled together a dozen slow-cookin’ recipes you can serve during the holidays and beyond…

Anytime Appetizers

Party snacks have never been easier… and the leftovers make great little anytime snacks!

Savory Chilis & Stews

People often associate holiday meals with A LOT of cooking, so I like to simplify things with easy chilis and stews. It’s comfort food without all the calories!

Supersized Sides

No itty-bitty portions here, thanks to high-volume veggies. The fruity Brussels sprouts are out of this world…

Desserts Done Right

The dump cakes are my latest obsession, but my crustless apple pie is a classic. With recipes this easy, you can make more than one for your holiday feast!

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Chew on this:

It’s December 18th, National Roast Suckling Pig Day. We recommend something more seasonal: this slow-cooker cranberry pork!

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