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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    Our 100 Most-Shared Slow Cooker Recipes

    We know slow cooking is every cook’s go-to for an easy and comforting meal. Here’s a round-up of our best slow cooker recipes that were liked, shared and pinned the most by readers like you!

    The Most Addictive Slow-Cooker Recipes You’re Not Making Yet

    For breakfast, dinner, snacks and desserts, these surprising slow-cooker recipes will earn you rave reviews.

    Mother’s Day Ham

    1 review

    After one bite, my husband informed me this slow-cooker ham was the best I've ever made. I invented it because...

    Slow-Cooker Cheese Dip

    10 reviews

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

    Slow-Cooker Guinness Beef Stew

    2 reviews

    Make this traditional Irish stew in your slow cooker! Cooking low and slow creates very tender beef and a robust...

    Slow-Cooker Short Ribs

    76 reviews

    These ribs are an easy alternative to traditionally braised short ribs—you don't need to pay any attention to them once...

    How to Make Crockpot Smothered Pork Chops

    Simple smothered pork chops are the quintessential comfort food—and they're almost foolproof to make in the slow cooker.

    How to Make Slow-Cooker Guinness Beef Stew

    Full of chunks of beef, carrots, parsnips and potatoes, this deeply flavorful slow-cooker Guinness beef stew makes a hearty meal...

    How to Make Slow-Cooker Chicken Potpie

    Each bowl of this flavorful slow-cooker chicken potpie is topped with a fluffy biscuit.

    Slow-Cooked Apple Cinnamon French Toast

    1 review

    My husband works nights. I often put this casserole together when I'm making dinner and refrigerate it. I'll put the...

    Slow-Cooker Spanakopita Frittata Sandwiches

    Years ago my husband and I took a cruise through the Greek islands for our 10th anniversary. Delicious and nutritious...

    Twice-Cooked Fried Chicken

    Fried chicken is my favorite food, so it’s no surprise that I’ve tried dozens of recipes looking for the perfect...

    How to Make Slow-Cooker Chicken Casserole

    Find cooking tips and a step-by-step recipe for how to make slow-cooker chicken casserole.

    How to Make Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice—the Easiest Weeknight Meal

    This slow cooker chicken and rice is healthy, budget-friendly and quick to prepare.

    Snag an On-Sale Slow Cooker in Time for the Super Bowl for as Low as $24

    Bump up your game day parties without bumping up prep time. These slow cooker deals save money and minutes!

    How to Make Slow-Cooker Chicken Legs Like a Pro

    Craving drumsticks? Our recipe for slow-cooked chicken legs is easy, saucy and sure to impress.

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    Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

    6 reviews

    Don't be shy about loading up the spices and shredded chicken for this recipe. Slow-cooker chicken tortilla soup tastes amazing...

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    97 Slow-Cooker Recipes to Warm Your Winter

    Come in from the cold and sit down to slow-simmered pot roast, loaded chili and breakfast-for-dinner, too. Even on the...

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    16 Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast Recipes for Stress-Free Holidays

    Making a slow-cooker turkey breast for Thanksgiving is so stress-free, you’ll realize you can do it any time of year!

    69 Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes for the Slow Cooker

    Save space in your oven this Thanksgiving by using your slow cooker to whip up holiday favorites like turkey, sides,...

    Pumpkin Pie Hot Chocolate

    Pumpkin pie vodka hot chocolate is the ultimate holiday cocktail. Made in a slow cooker and perfect for feeding a...

    How to Make Spaghetti Squash in a Slow Cooker

    Slow cooker spaghetti squash might be the easiest dump-and-go dinner. You only need spaghetti squash and water! The end result...

    Easy Slow-Cooker Cinnamon Rolls

    I love how these scrumptious treats make use of my slow cooker and are so easy! I can just walk...

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    22 Slow-Cooker Cake Recipes That Are a Piece of Cake to Make

    Try these slow cooker cake recipes for perfectly baked results every single time. Our personal favorite? The chocolate lava cake.

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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.

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    Copycat Honey Baked Ham

    4 reviews

    For holidays and special occasions my family loves a good old fashioned baked ham. One year I decided to see...

    Slow-Cooked Sesame Wings

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

    Slow-Cooker Spiral Ham

    My family loves when I make this slow-cooker spiral ham. I'm not sure which they love more though: eating it...

    Slow-Cooker Caramelized Onions

    2 reviews

    Slow-cooker caramelized onions will make any meal taste better. Toss them on a burger or sandwich, or in scrambled eggs...

    Slow-Cooker Baked Ziti

    14 reviews

    I don't know one family that doesn't have some crazy, hectic weeknights. This slow-cooker baked ziti recipe was a delicious,...

    Cafe Rio Copycat Pork Bowls

    My friends are big fans of Cafe Rio's sweet pork tacos, so I came up with this version to eat...