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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Slow-Cooked Sesame Wings

I developed this recipe for my daughter, who loved wings. My family always welcomed her friends to our house for any occasion. This recipe reminds me of the many good times shared in my home with family and friends, and time spent with my very special daughter. —Noreen McCormick Danek, Cromwell, Connecticut

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....


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...


Tangy Barbecue Wings

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

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...

Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip

If you like spice, you'll love this slow-cooker Buffalo chicken dip. It's super cheesy and full of rich flavor, and...


Slow-Cooked Cranberry Hot Wings

Cranberry wings remind me of all the wonderful celebrations and parties we've had through the years. My daughter’s friends can’t...


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...


Marinated Chicken Wings

I've made these nicely flavored chicken wings many times for get-togethers. They're so moist and tender—I always get lots of...

Honey and Ale Pulled Chicken Sliders

Score big with your guests with a little bit of sweet heat! This recipe works well for a football party—the...


Butter Chicken Meatballs

My husband and I love meatballs, and we love butter chicken. Before an appetizer party, we had the brilliant idea...


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...


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....


Sweet ‘n’ Tangy Chicken Wings

I love the convenience of slow-cooker recipes for get-togethers. Start these wings a few hours ahead of time and you'll...

Barbecue Chicken Wings

I got this spicy recipe from a friend but altered the ingredient amounts to adjust the hotness of the sauce....


Cranberry Hot Wings

Chicken wings get special treatment from cranberry sauce, a little citrus and a touch of hot sauce in this no-fuss...


Hot Wing Dip

Since I usually have all the ingredients on hand for this recipe, this is a terrific go-to snack when entertaining...


Moist N Tender Wings

Here are some irresistible, fall-off-the-bone chicken wings that everyone will love. Chili sauce and powder give them just a bit...