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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    Bertolli® Spinach & Artichoke Dip

    The addition of Alfredo sauce gives this quick and easy appetizer and more refined and elegant flavor.

    Slow-Cooked Sesame Wings

    I developed this recipe for my daughter, who loved wings. My family always welcomed her friends to our house for...


    Chicken Cordon Bleu Sliders

    Sandwiches are my favorite food, so I’m always searching for new ideas. I like sloppy joes and wondered if I...


    Shredded Lamb Sliders

    I made about 1,500 of these easy, tasty sliders for the Great American Beer Fest. Everyone—right down to the last...


    Spicy Honey Sriracha Game-Day Dip

    You can easily whip up this creamy, spicy, salty dip. For parties, I love dips in the slow cooker—just turn...

    Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups

    Lettuce wraps make light, lively appetizers. These are easy to make because the slow cooker does most of the work....


    Hamburger Dip

    This is hands-down the easiest dip to make, and I never have leftovers. We have used venison in place of...

    Cheesy Bruschetta Spread

    Every bite of this cheesy dip delivers tons of flavor. I have been asked over and over again for the...


    Slow-Cooker Sticky Chicken Wings

    My neighbor once shared these slow-cooker sticky chicken wings with me at a potluck, and they have been a family...


    Artichoke Spread with Garlic Bread

    I've tried several different artichoke dip recipes, but this one is the absolute best! I serve it at nearly every...


    Potluck Enchilada Meatballs

    This is a twist on the ordinary potluck meatballs. These are easy, inexpensive and a hit for any occasion. —Terina,...

    Marinara-Mozzarella Dip

    Talk about an easy marinara mozzarella dip! With just three ingredients and two loaves of baguette-style French bread, you'll have...


    Slow-Cooker Cheeseburger Dip

    This fun dip recipe uses ingredients that I always have in the fridge, so it's easy to throw together on...


    Maple Pulled Pork Buns

    Maple syrup is the sweet secret to these irresistible buns. Slow-cooking the flavorful pork couldn’t be easier, and the buns...


    Vegetarian Buffalo Dip

    A friend made Buffalo chicken dip and that got me thinking about creating a vegetarian dip with the same flavors....


    Southwestern Nachos

    Guests will go crazy when you serve this cheesy nacho casserole with tender chunks of slow-cooked pork. The recipe makes...

    Tangy Barbecue Wings

    I took these slow-cooked wings to work, and they vanished before I even got a bite! The tangy sauce is...


    Slow-Cooker Artichoke-Spinach Dip

    Little extras, like crumbled feta and red wine vinegar, take this creamy dip of artichoke hearts, spinach and Parmesan to...


    One-Bite Tamales

    Clever little meatballs deliver the flavor and rich sauce of a traditional tamale in a bite-sized portion. They’re a delightfully...


    Crab & Artichoke Dip

    Nearly every time my girlfriends and I get together, we dip into this rich and creamy snack and our favorite...


    Butterscotch Fruit Dip

    If you like the sweetness of butterscotch chips, you'll enjoy this warm rum-flavored fruit dip. I serve it with apple...


    Peppered Meatballs

    Plenty of ground pepper gives these saucy meatballs their irresistible zest. They're so hearty, I sometimes serve them over noodles...


    Cranberry Sauerkraut Meatballs

    I tried these meatballs at a birthday party for a friend, and now I make them all the time. They...


    Slow-Cooked Italian Meatballs

    What I love about these meatballs is that they can be served as an appetizer right out of the slow...


    Green Olive Dip

    Olive fans will love this dip. It's cheesy and full of beef and beans. It could even be used as...

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    Slow-Cooked Reuben Spread

    I’m a big fan of Reuben sandwiches and anything with that flavor combination. For an appetizer, I blend corned beef...


    Slow-Cooker Crab Dip

    With just 10 minutes of prep time, this creamy and delicious crab dip couldn't be easier. The recipe comes from...


    Pepperoni Extreme Dip

    Take just 10 minutes to prep, and in a few short hours, your slow cooker will have you serving up...


    Appetizer Meatballs

    "I made changes to a barbecue sauce recipe to meet my family's taste," writes Cheryl Crowson, Sundance, Wyoming. "When we...


    Italian Appetizer Meatballs

    Store-bought spaghetti sauce speeds up the preparation of these homemade meatball appetizers. Leftovers make terrific sub sandwiches. —Rene McCrory, Indianapolis,...


    Taco Joe Dip

    My daughter was the first in our family to try this recipe. She thought it was delicious so she passed...