Our Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes

Take your time with our collection of slow cooker recipes–for appetizers, entrées, side dishes, and desserts–that were designed to cook slow and deliver huge amounts of great flavor with the least amount of work in the kitchen.

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30+ Satisfying Slow-Cooker Dinners You Can Make With One Hand Tied Behind Your Back

These slow cooker dinner recipes require minimal prep so you can put mealtime in motion right off the bat.

Our Best 10-Ingredient (or Less!) Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

These tasty recipes all call for 10 ingredients or less (excluding water, cooking spray, salt, and pepper) and make for hearty, soul-warming suppers that are sure to satisfy on chilly autumn nights.

25+ Easy and Portable Slow Cooker Recipes for Tailgating

Slow cookers were practically made for tailgating.

20+ Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

There's nothing like a good old fashioned set-it-and-forget-it Crock-Pot meal. 

Slow-Cooker Chicken Recipes for Busy Weeknights

If you're looking for delicious and easy Crockpot chicken recipes, you're in luck!

10 Easy Slow Cooker Brunch Recipes

Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but brunch is definitely the most fun.

Best Crockpot Macaroni-And-Cheese

Try this ultra-simple 8-ingredient side dish that harnesses the power of your trusty slow cooker.
By Nicole McLaughlin

Crock-Pot BBQ Ribs

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If you’re skeptical about ribs in a slow cooker, prepare to be amazed by the tender and delicious results. Cooking ribs doesn’t get easier than this two-step method, and while they serve as the perfect summer entrée, you can make this crockpot ribs recipe just as easily at any time of year. Start by selecting the style you like: baby back ribs, spare ribs, St. Louis style ribs, or country style pork ribs. Combine with your favorite sweet and smoky BBQ sauce and let your Crock-Pot take it from there. These easy slow cooker ribs are fall-off-the-bone tasty.
By ItsTammy

Slow-Cooker Four-Cheese Spaghetti with Italian Sausage

Switch up your go-to slow-cooker meals and go for a cheesy pasta dish that's loaded with hearty sausage.

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