Isn’t it just wonderful when a dish cooks itself? Especially at Thanksgiving, where a recipe made in the slow cooker is one less dish taking up valuable space on the stovetop! Here are 21 effortless and time-saving Thanksgiving Crockpot recipes that will leave your hands free for all your other holiday cooking.
Crockpot Sweet Potatoes With Marshmallows
This classic holiday dish was made for a crockpot; a slow cooker casserole made with caramelized sweet potatoes and topped with marshmallows is the perfect pairing for your Thanksgiving turkey.
Crockpot Cranberry BBQ Meatballs
A delectable sweet and spicy cranberry sauce will have party guests raving about this flavorful appetizer – and little do they know how insanely simple it is to make! The perfect slow cooker meatball recipe for the holidays.
Slow Cooker Vichyssoise Soup (Leek and Potato Soup)
This is a classic and cozy, nutritious potato leek soup recipe to serve as a starter or side for the holidays. Guests will love this blend of fall flavors and delicious veggies pureed into a smooth and creamy soup!
Crockpot Mashed Potatoes
Not only are mashed potatoes super easy to make in the crockpot, but you can even make them ahead of time! The creamy texture and rich buttery flavor of this perfect potato mash is sure to have guests returning for seconds and thirds.
Cheesy Crockpot Potatoes
On the hunt for a cheesy potato recipe? These cheesy and savory crockpot potatoes are guaranteed to be a hit with your dinner guests, and a perfect pairing next to juicy turkey. Classic and simple, and so delicious!
Crockpot Butternut Squash Soup
A perfectly spiced, healthy and creamy pumpkin soup recipe that melds together all the delicious flavors of fall! This soup only needs a bit of prep before the slow cooker takes over – the perfect crockpot dinner recipe.
Crockpot Turkey Breast
Why not cook the star of the show in a crockpot while you’re at it? For smaller holiday gatherings, this is the perfect recipe for flawlessly cooked, tender and buttery crockpot turkey breast. Ready in no time to be drizzled and dressed with all the Thanksgiving fixings!
Crockpot Hot Apple Cider Recipe
What’s a holiday party without a warming serving of apple cider? Fill your house with the incredible smells of fall and spices, and your cups with this delicious easy recipe for slow cooker hot apple cider.
Candied Nuts (Slow Cooker or Oven)
Crispy, sweet candied nuts are a great holiday snack to make ahead, made even easier with the slow cooker! Serve them at parties, package them as gifts, or just enjoy these warmly spiced, easy candied nuts whenever a craving strikes!
Slow Cooker Parmesan Brussels Sprouts
Brussels sprouts are one of the healthiest and easiest side dishes, made even easier in the crockpot. This recipe for Brussels sprouts cooked to perfection and tossed with parmesan is perfect for serving at Thanksgiving.
Slow Cooker Ham & Bean Soup
Served as an appetizer or starter, you’ll love this delicious recipe for a hearty fall soup made with ham (even leftovers!), healthy veggies, your choice of beans and flavorful broth. You can’t go wrong with this comforting and easy slow cooker soup.
Slow Cooker Bourbon Apple Butter
This incredible homemade apple butter recipe made with bourbon is the ultimate fall condiment! It’s a breeze to make in the slow cooker, and your homemade apple butter can be spread over Thanksgiving favorites like cornbread, turkey, and holiday desserts.
Easy Grape Jelly Meatballs
Sweet, sticky, and simple, these Grape Jelly Meatballs are made with just three ingredients, and are the ultimate meatball appetizer! Everyone will fight over the last sweet-and-savory bite.
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