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...


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    40 Super Bowl Appetizers You Can Make in Your Slow Cooker

    Hosting a Super Bowl party and want to feed your guests, but don't want to get stuck in the kitchen?...


    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...

    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...


    Potluck Enchilada Meatballs

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


    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....

    Hawaiian Kielbasa

    Salty, savory sausage teams up with juicy, tangy pineapple for a winning combination that you can prep in a flash....


    Italian Appetizer Meatballs

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


    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...


    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...


    Black Bean Chicken Nachos

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


    Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Wings

    These slow cooker wings are a fun appetizer for gatherings. I sometimes like to serve the saucy chicken over rice...


    Peppered Meatballs

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

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    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...


    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...


    Slow-Cooker Cheese Dip

    I brought this slightly spicy cheese dip to a gathering with friends and it was a huge hit. The spicy...


    Slow-Cooked Smokies

    I like to include these little smokies smothered in barbecue sauce on all my appetizer buffets since they're popular with...