Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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    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 straightaway or as leftovers on sandwiches. —Angela Lively, Conroe, Texas

    Slow-Cooker Caramelized Onions

    1 review

    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

    7 reviews

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



    Slow-Cooker Pinto Beans

    I love pinto beans, but I always feel the flavor can easily turn too bland. I added a little this...

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    Slow-Cooker Oxtail Soup

    3 reviews

    This wonderfully rich slow-cooker oxtail soup will warm your soul and your taste buds. Oxtail stew is a favorite family...


    How to Cook a Ham in Your Slow Cooker

    Overwhelmed by all the holiday recipes taking up your oven real estate? Here's how to heat up a precooked ham...

    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?...


    Buffalo Chicken Chili

    9 reviews

    This Buffalo chicken chili is rich in the best way. The cream cheese, blue cheese and tangy hot sauce join...


    Texas Chili

    We make this Texas chili recipe every year for football parties. Our guests love the flavor. It can also be...


    Slow-Cooker Hard-Boiled Eggs

    1 review

    These slow-cooker hard-boiled eggs are my go-to for a group. They're a lifesaver and perfect for the holidays! I love...

    Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole

    3 reviews

    This Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole is an easy dinner for both you and the kids. Serve with carrot and...


    Slow-Cooker Sauerkraut

    1 review

    This slow-cooker sauerkraut recipe was made by a special someone in my life. I was never a fan of sauerkraut...


    Beer and Smoked Sausage Stew

    Cold weather means it's time for hearty, comforting meals. This slow-cooker stew is perfect for keeping warm on even the...


    Slow-Cooker Poblano Pork Loin

    3 reviews

    We love seasonal poblano peppers, so this easy dish with many southwestern seasonings is a family favorite. It can be...


    Savory Rice-Stuffed Apples

    My family has several apple trees, so I am challenged to create new recipes each fall. This side dish is...

    Slow-Cooker Al Pastor Bowls

    3 reviews

    You'll love this easy version of a traditional Mexican favorite. Serve this al pastor bowl over rice or in tortillas...


    Slow-Cooker Beef Tenderloin

    I created this slow-cooker beef tenderloin recipe when I was having guests over. It tastes incredible with little effort. —Amanda...


    Pizza Beans

    1 review

    Take this pizza-inspired dish to your next party. It makes an amazing side, or enjoy a larger serving alongside a...


    Glazed Carrots with Green Grapes

    After receiving a slow cooker many years ago and not knowing what to do with the thing, I finally branched...


    Indian Rice and Carrot Pudding

    This Indian carrot pudding recipe is rich in flavor and very easy to prepare. —Daljeet Singh, Coral Springs, Florida


    Mixed Veggies and Rice

    To add variety to sides for those who don't care for potatoes, I came up with this colorful dish. It's...


    Blueberry Iced Tea

    1 review

    I enjoy coming up with new ways to use my slow cooker in the kitchen. If it’s going to take...


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    Slow-Cooker Monkey Bread

    2 reviews

    I often take this slow-cooker monkey bread to church potlucks—children and adults love it! The rum extract is optional. —Lisa...

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    Slow-Cooker Pina Colada Bananas Foster

    I took bananas Foster one step further and combined it with the flavors of my favorite tropical drink: a pina...


    Ranch Mushrooms

    4 reviews

    I got this ranch mushrooms recipe from my sister-in-law, and it has become a family favorite. The mushrooms don't last...


    Fudgy Chocolate-Almond Slow-Cooker Brownies

    When my oven broke before a potluck, I had to think of another way to make the brownies I had...


    Apple Maple Chops

    1 review

    This apple and maple pork chop recipe is one of my family's favorites—my children just love it. The pork is...


    Lip-Smacking Peach & Whiskey Wings

    3 reviews

    These sweet, spicy, sticky chicken wings are lip-smacking good! You could use fresh peaches in place of canned, but if...


    Holy Moly Potato Soup

    3 reviews

    This is a turned-up version of a cheesy potato soup. We eat this often, especially on cold winter evenings, but...