Save on Pinterest

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? Look no further than these Crockpot appetizers!

1 / 40
Lip-Smacking Peach & Whiskey Wings

Lip-Smacking Peach & Whiskey Wings

These sweet, spicy, sticky chicken wings are lip-smacking good! You could use fresh peaches in place of canned, but if doing so, I would add a few tablespoons of brown sugar. —Sue Falk, Sterling Heights, Michigan
2 / 40
Cranberry Sauerkraut Meatballs Exps Sdon18 45378 B06 13 4b 14

Cranberry Sauerkraut Meatballs

I tried these meatballs at a birthday party for a friend, and now I make them all the time. They are super easy to make and perfect for a party or a Sunday afternoon football game. —Lisa Castelli, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
3 / 40
Chicken Cordon Bleu Sliders Exps Thedscodr20 238609 B01 10 2b 3

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 could make a sloppy joe of sorts even better. My family approved of these chicken cordon bleu sliders immediately! —Carolyn Eskew, Dayton, Ohio
4 / 40
Five Cheese Spinach Artichoke Dip Exps Hplbz18 80323 C05 16 7b 4

Five-Cheese Spinach & Artichoke Dip

Whenever I go to an event, I'm always asked to bring this hot dip. Five types of cheese make it a standout and oh-so delicious. I love its party-ready convenience— I serve it straight from the slow cooker, so set-up and clean-up are a breeze! —Noelle Myers, Grand Forks, North Dakota
5 / 40
Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls Exps Sdfm18 190788 C10 03 5b 7

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 egg roll wrappers and bake, or, for a bite-size version, use smaller wonton wraps. —Tara Odegaard, Omaha, Nebraska
6 / 40
Slow Cooker Pizza Dip Exps Sdfm18 187386 C10 04 4b 4

Slow-Cooker Pizza Dip

I created this dip for my daughter's pizza-themed birthday party. It was an instant hit and I've continued to take it along to other gatherings. Everyone loves it! —Stephanie Gates, Waterloo, Iowa
7 / 40
Spicy Honey Sriracha Game Day Dip  Exps Thedsc19 201703 B03 01 5b Rms 17

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 it to low once the dip is cooked and let your guests help themselves. No need to worry about the dip getting cold and having to reheat it. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland
8 / 40
Honey Buffalo Meatball Sliders

Honey Buffalo Meatball Sliders

These little sliders deliver big Buffalo chicken flavor without the messiness of wings. The spicy-sweet meatballs are a hit on game day with kids and adults alike. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland
9 / 40

Championship Bean Dip

My friends and neighbors expect me to bring this irresistible dip to every gathering. When I arrive, they ask, "You brought your bean dip, didn't you?" If there are any leftovers, we use them to make bean and cheese burritos the next day. I've given out this recipe a hundred times. —Wendi Wavrin Law, Omaha, Nebraska
10 / 40
Simmered Smoked Links Exps Scsbz21 14998 E01 20 4b 1

Simmered Smoked Links

No one can resist the sweet and spicy glaze on these bite-sized sausages. They’re effortless to prepare, and they make a perfect party nibbler. Serve them on frilled toothpicks to make them extra fancy.
11 / 40
Exps13187 Gb153642d12 17 4b 1

Cheesy Pizza Fondue

While I was growing up, I would sit for hours reading cookbooks from cover to cover. I’ve carried that love of cooking with me through the years. I found this recipe when we lived in Wisconsin. —Julie Barwick, Mansfield, Ohio
12 / 40
Blackberry Sriracha Chicken Sliders  Exps Tham17 200896 B11 15 5b 13

Blackberry Sriracha Chicken Sliders

Dump everything in a slow cooker and then watch these spicy-sweet sliders become an instant party-time classic. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland
13 / 40
Slowcooker Cheddar Bacon Ale Dip Exps Thn16 195720 C06 16 2b 2

Slow-Cooker Cheddar Bacon Beer Dip

My tangy, smoky dip won the top prize in our office party recipe contest. Other beers can work for this, but be sure to steer clear of dark varieties. —Ashley Lecker, Green Bay, Wisconsin
14 / 40
Exps49244 Scms163827c1 28 3b 2

Italian Mushrooms

Only four ingredients create a rich and flavorful side dish that we love to eat with beef and mashed potatoes. —Kim Reichert, St. Paul, Minnesota
15 / 40
Buffalo Wing Dip Exps Tohedscodr22 133365 E12 02 10b

Buffalo Wing Dip

If you like spice, you’ll love this dip. It’s super cheesy, full of rich flavor and really has that Buffalo wing taste! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
16 / 40
Exps17422 Scsc163923c03 29 4b 9

Bandito Chili Dogs

These deluxe chili dogs are a surefire hit at family functions and tailgates. Adults and children alike love the cheesy chili sauce, and the toppings are fun! —Marion Lowery, Medford, Oregon
17 / 40
Exps179604 Hc163708d03 17 2b 2

Warm Feta Cheese Dip

We’re big on appetizers, so this dip is a mashup of our favorite tastes, like cream cheese, feta, basil and sweet peppers. Serve with bread or chips. —Ashley Lecker, Green Bay, Wisconsin
18 / 40
Moist N Tender Wings Exps Scsbz21 22979 E01 20 3b 3

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 of heat, while molasses lends a hint of sweetness. They make a fantastic meal served with rice. –Sharon Morcilio, Joshua Tree, California
19 / 40
Creamy Artichoke Dip Exps Hscbz16 34942 C07 14 3b 2

Creamy Artichoke Dip

My sister Teresa got this recipe from a friend and she passed it along. It's loaded with cheese, artichokes and just the right amount of jalapenos for a crowd-pleasing flavor. —Mary Spencer, Greendale, Wisconsin
20 / 40
Hawaiian Kielbasa Exps Scsbz21 114374 B01 13 5b 13

Hawaiian Kielbasa

Salty, savory sausage teams up with juicy, tangy pineapple for a winning combination that you can prep in a flash. The sweet barbecue-style sauce is a tasty way to tie them together.
21 / 40
Exps36039 Scm153676c02 26 2b 2

Nacho Salsa Dip

This zesty dip is great for any get-together and allows me to spend more time with my guests. I always have requests to bring it when my husband and I attend parties. —Sally Hull, Homestead, Florida
22 / 40
Exps186140 Th143195d07 24 1b 6

Slow-Cooker Spiced Mixed Nuts

What slow cookers do for soups and stews, they’ll do for mixed nuts, too. The scent of spices is delightful, and the nuts are delicious. —Stephanie Loaiza, Layton, Utah
23 / 40
Exps174639 Thca153054d02 27 4b 3

Bacon-Ranch Spinach Dip

During the hectic holiday season, my slow cooker works overtime. I fill it with a savory bacon dip and watch everyone line up for a helping. Keep the recipe in mind for tailgating, too. —Crystal Schlueter, Northglenn, Colorado
24 / 40
Buffalo Chicken Sliders Exps Tohfm20 186279 E09 20 3b 21

Buffalo Chicken Sliders

I got the idea for these Buffalo chicken sliders from my mom and dad, who'd made a similar version for a family get-together. It's a versatile recipe, and I sometimes use several different styles of Buffalo sauce and let guests mix and match their favorites. —Christina Addison, Blanchester, Ohio
25 / 40

Slow-Cooked Peach Salsa

Fresh peaches and tomatoes make my salsa a winner over store-bought versions. As a treat, I give my coworkers several jars throughout the year. —Peggi Stahnke, Cleveland, Ohio
26 / 40
Slow Cooker Crab Green Onion Dip Exps Scm2bz20 72975 E01 22 4b 9

Slow-Cooker Crab & Green Onion Dip

This creamy dip reminds me of my dad, who took us crabbing as kids. Our fingers were always tired after those excursions, but eating the fresh crab was worth it. —Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey
27 / 40
Exps11276 Scm153676d01 27 3b 5

Slow-Cooker Party Mix

This mildly seasoned snack mix is always a party favorite. Served warm from a slow cooker, the munchable mixture is very satisfying. —Dana Hughes, Gresham, Oregon
28 / 40
Warm Broccoli Cheese Dip Exps Hscbz18 28804 D08 16 2b 2

Warm Broccoli Cheese Dip

When my family gathers for a party, someone serves this flavorful, creamy dip. Everyone loves its zip from the jalapeno pepper and the crunch of the broccoli. —Barbara Maiol, Conyers, Georgia
29 / 40

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 as a main dish. Either way you do it, these Asian-inspired wings will be a hit! —June Eberhardt, Marysville, California
30 / 40
Slow Cooker Hot Crab Dip Exps Hscbz 45227 16 C07 29 3b 13

Slow-Cooker Hot Crab Dip

One batch of this slow-cooker appetizer isn’t enough for my family so I often double the recipe. Bits of sweet onion give the creamy dip a bit of crunch.—Terri Perrier, Simonton, Texas
31 / 40

Paddy's Reuben Dip

This slow-cooked spread tastes just like the popular Reuben sandwich. Even when I double the recipe, I end up with an empty dish. —Mary Jane Kimmes, Hastings, Minnesota
32 / 40

Slow-Cooked Smokies

I like to include these little smokies smothered in barbecue sauce on all my appetizer tables since they’re popular with both children and adults. —Sundra Hauck, Bogalusa, Louisiana
33 / 40

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. A slow cooker keeps the dip warm for the whole game—if it lasts that long! —Deanna Garretson, Yucaipa, California
34 / 40
Exps57852 Edsc143234b04 25 1b 9

Mini Teriyaki Turkey Sandwiches

Preparing the pulled turkey in a delicious teriyaki sauce for these snack-size sandwiches is a breeze using a slow cooker. Serving them on lightly-toasted sweet dinner rolls is perfection made easy.—Amanda Hoop, Seaman, Ohio
35 / 40
Chipotle Ham N Cheese Dip Exps Hscbz17 34817 C07 21 3b 2

Chipotle Ham 'n' Cheese Dip

If you enjoy throwing dinner parties for friends, you can't beat a convenient slow-cooker recipe like this one. Who wants to be stuck in the kitchen? Just set the slow cooker on low and have fun visiting with guests. —Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri
36 / 40
Mexican Fondue Exps Hscbz18 41040 D08 16 4b 4

Mexican Fondue

A handful of items and a few moments of prep work are all you'll need for this festive fondue. Not only does it take advantage of canned goods and other convenience items, but the slow cooker does all the work. —Nella Parker, Hersey, Michigan
37 / 40

Slow-Cooker Spinach & Artichoke Dip

With this creamy dip, I can get my daughters to eat spinach and artichokes. We serve it with chips, toasted pita bread or fresh veggies. —Jennifer Stowell, Montezuma, Iowa
38 / 40

Peppered Meatballs

Plenty of ground pepper gives these saucy meatballs their irresistible zest. They're so hearty, I sometimes serve them over noodles as a main course. —Darla Schroeder, Stanley, North Dakota
39 / 40

Slow-Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip

This rich and creamy dip is perfect for special occasions. It tastes especially good when served warm with crackers. The red onion adds flavor and color. —Diane Morrison, Bradford, Pennsylvania
40 / 40
Exps155984 Edsc153431a01 21 3b 2

Caribbean Chipotle Pork Sliders

Our favorite pulled pork sliders combine the heat of chipotle peppers with a cool tropical coleslaw. The robust flavors make these a big hit with guests. —Kadija Bridgewater, Boca Raton, Florida

Laura Denby
Laura is a New York-based freelance food writer with a degree in Culinary Arts from the Institute of Culinary Education and a degree in Journalism from Penn State. Her work has appeared in Taste of Home, Chowhound, the Culture Trip and Patch.