Slow Cookers: Guides, Tutorials, Care & Recipes

A slow cooker is one of the most beloved appliances on the market. Make the most of yours with this library of slow-cooker recipes, techniques, buying guides and more.

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Ranch Chicken Sliders

When my grandson was younger, we always joked that nothing could make ranch chicken taste better. Then one day Avery’s eyes lit up and he suggested we fry it! Our fried chicken burger was born. You won’t believe how good these little sliders are. —Tamara Hire, Decatur, Illinois

Shredded Chicken Tostadas

These flavorful tostadas are super easy and family-friendly. You won't believe how tender and juicy the chicken comes out. Just...


Shredded Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

My family loves Buffalo chicken wings, but the frying makes them unhealthy. This recipe takes out some of the fat...


Buffalo Chicken Sliders

I got the idea for these Buffalo chicken sliders from my mom and dad, who'd made a similar version for...


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Hearty Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

This satisfying soup with a hint of cayenne is brimming with vegetables, chicken and noodles. The recipe is from my...

Cornbread-Topped Chicken Chili

After seeing a recipe for a slow cooker chicken potpie, I knew I had to try it. I loved the...


Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken Soup

Here’s the perfect recipe for a busy week, because the slow cooker does most of the work for you! —Harold...

Fiesta Chicken Burritos

Looking for some heat with supper but still want a cool kitchen? Try these Fiesta Chicken Burritos! This is a...


Mexican Chicken Chili

Corn and black beans give this satisfying chili Mexican flair the whole family will love. Adjust the cayenne if you...


Slow-Cooked White Chili

This satisfying slow-simmered chili features chicken, two kinds of beans and crunchy corn. "It's quick, easy and tastes great," says...


BBQ Chicken Sliders

Brining the meat overnight helps make these BBQ chicken sliders taste exceptionally good. Plus, they're so tender, they melt in...

Black Bean Chicken Nachos

The best chicken nachos can be found at Zeppelins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Zeppelins’ famous dish inspired me to make...


Cilantro & Lime Chicken with Scoops

I came up with this recipe when I was preparing for a large party and I wanted a healthy Tex-Mex...


Black & White Bean Chili

This is a healthy and filling meal that even the kids love! The satisfying chili is great for football games...


Great Northern Bean Chili

Seven ingredients makes this mild version of a Southwestern chicken chili. I like to add a dash of hot sauce...


Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

I was raised as a southern girl, with the love of barbecue built into my DNA. This slow-cooker recipe allows...

Creamy Slow-Cooker White Chicken Chili

My friend Caroline Gray and I came up with this creamy slow-cooker white chicken chili. It's unusual because it calls...


Carolina-Style Vinegar BBQ Chicken

I live in Georgia, but I appreciate the tangy, sweet and slightly spicy taste of Carolina vinegar chicken. I make...


Slow-Cooked Chicken Chili

Assemble this midday and your dinner will be ready and waiting for you.


Mexican-Inspired Chicken Soup

This zesty chicken taco soup is loaded with corn and black beans in a mildly spicy red broth. As a...


Italian Chicken Chili

Though the list of ingredients may seem long, this recipe from Genise Krause of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin takes just 20...


Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lasagna

When I make this tasty chicken lasagna at home, I use a whole bottle of Buffalo wing sauce because my...


Cheesy Chicken Taco Dip

We're huge college football fans (go Irish!), and my chicken taco dip hasn't missed a season opener in many years....


Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls

One of my favorite slow-cooker recipes is this impressive buffalo chicken egg rolls appetizer. You can wrap the filling in...


Spicy Shredded Chicken

I love Mexican food, but not the high calorie count that often comes with it. This easy dish is healthy,...

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Pizza Soup with Garlic Toast Croutons

This comforting soup satisfies our pizza cravings. It's super versatile, too, and I sometimes substitute light Italian sausage for the...


Mango-Pineapple Chicken Tacos

I lived in the Caribbean when I was a child. Every time I make this yummy chicken, the fresh tropical...


Shredded Chicken Gyros

Our family always has such a wonderful time at the annual Salt Lake City Greek Festival. One of my favorite...


BBQ Chicken Baked Potatoes

These baked potatoes are meals in themselves, with a smoky barbecue flavor that will make your mouth water. You can...


Slow-Cooked Chicken Enchilada Soup

This soup delivers a big bowl of fresh comfort—just ask my husband. Toppings like avocado, sour cream and tortilla strips...


Lime Navy Bean Chili

A lip-smacking touch of lime flavors Connie Thomas’s low-fat but filling family favorite. “I love relying on my slow cooker,”...