Tired of juggling a dozen pots and pans during the holidays? Give yourself the gift of easy cooking with these crockpot recipes. So, why not simplify your holiday cooking with some delicious crockpot recipes that’ll fill your home with irresistible aromas? From savory mains to sweet treats, we’ve rounded up a collection that’ll make your taste buds dance and your holiday gatherings a breeze. Grab your apron and get ready to sleigh in the kitchen with these crockpot wonders!
Holiday Beef Wellington
What about making holiday beef wellington for Christmas dinner this year? It’s made with beef tenderloin, the most tender cut of beef, along with flavourful ingredients such as prosciutto parma ham, rosemary, thyme, mushrooms, shallot, and more.
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Cranberry Holiday Beef Brisket
This cranberry holiday beef brisket is seriously amazing. It’s a lovely dish for the holiday season, Jewish holidays or any time of year you’re feeling festive. A large brisket with fresh cranberries or cranberry jelly is a great recipe for any holiday, special occasion or simply because it’s delicious enough to have any day!
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Slow Cooker Overnight Breakfast Casserole
This easy holiday breakfast or brunch recipe would be perfect for your upcoming holiday menu. You can either prepare the slow cooker overnight breakfast casserole the night before or early on Christmas morning.
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Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate (Great For A Crowd!)
Rich, creamy slow cooker hot chocolate is the ultimate treat. Perfect for serving a crowd for a holiday, party or just a cold snowy day! This deliciously decadent hot chocolate recipe gets people talking at any party because it is SO good!
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Slow Cooker Cranberry Meatballs
Sweet and tangy, these delicious slow cooker cranberry meatballs make an amazing appetizer! Both kids and adults will love these meatballs and they will be the hit of any party. This easy recipe with simple ingredients is especially great when you are short on time, but tastes like you spent a lot longer making it!
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Crock Pot Red Beans and Rice Recipe
Red beans and rice is a classic Louisiana Creole dish made with aromatic spices, savory smoked ham hocks, bell pepper, onion, and celery. This Crock Pot recipe is the epitome of Southern comfort food and a must-try for anyone looking to savor the essence of New Orleans.
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Slow Cooker Ham with Marmalade Glaze
This Slow Cooker Ham Recipe is a pre-cooked spiral cut ham topped with a finger-licking-good brown sugar and apricot marmalade glaze. The best way to cook any holiday ham, save your oven (for these Cheesy Potatoes Au Gratin) and let the Crockpot do all the work for you.
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Christmas Crockpot Candy
This Crockpot Candy recipe has only 5 ingredients and takes less than 5 minutes to prepare in the slow cooker! Perfect for your holiday party platter or cookie exchange.
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Slow Cooker Cranberry Chicken
This yummy Slow Cooker Cranberry Chicken is a quick and simple 5-ingredient recipe that’s perfect for a weeknight meal! The chicken is tender and juicy and every bite is full of flavor from the sweet, tangy cranberry sauce. The slow cooker makes this cranberry chicken recipe a breeze to prepare and clean up!
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The Perfect Crock Pot Ham Recipe
Cooking the perfect ham is something I think about a lot during any holiday season. We often eat ham for Easter and Christmas and I always worry I’ll end up with a dry, flavorless ham! Yuck. So after a lot of trial and error and tweaking of recipes, I have finally come up with the PERFECT Crock Pot Ham recipe!
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White Chicken Chili Recipe (CrockPot)
Hearty and comforting, this crockpot white chicken chili recipe is hands down the best comfort food we’ve ever had the privilege of devouring. Made with simple ingredients and plenty of flavor, it’s rich, creamy, and so easy to make! Pairs perfectly with rustic bread or sweet corn muffins.
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Slow Cooker Apple Butter (No Peeling Required!)
Thick, creamy, and sweet Slow Cooker Apple Butter with no peeling required! All those freshly picked apples cooked down in the crock-pot for a perfect sweet and aromatic spread recipe that’s gluten-free, vegan, paleo, and allergy-free!
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Slow Cooker Fesenjan Chicken
The traditional Iranian stew with chicken and the deep flavors of pomegranate molasses and walnuts, now made easy right in the crock-pot! Slow Cooker Fesenjan Chicken is a hearty gluten-free & paleo dinner recipe that will warm the belly and soul!
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Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate – Creamy & Delicious!
This slow cooker hot chocolate recipe goes perfectly with Christmas cookies or a cake! Make this delicious slow cooker hot chocolate this winter season for a Christmas party or other holiday gathering. It’s very simple – you make it in a slow cooker or Crockpot! It will be a hit in the cold weather for after caroling or served at a Christmas party.
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Easy Christmas Crockpot Candy
Peanut clusters don’t get simpler than this easy Christmas Crockpot Candy recipe where you just dump everything in the slow cooker and let it do its magic! You’ll end up with perfectly smooth, creamy chocolate that is loaded with roasted peanuts in every bite!
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Sirloin Tip Roast in Crock Pot (slow Cooker Recipe)
This Beef Sirloin Tip Roast in Crock Pot is slow cooked to perfection. It only takes 15 minutes to prep, then cook it in the slow cooker all day for an easy dinner and serious comfort food!
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Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes
Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes is the ultimate easy comfort food. Making this delicious cheesy potato side dish in your slow cooker is incredibly easy – just dump, set, and forget!
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Grape Jelly Meatballs Crockpot
Grape Jelly Meatballs in the crockpot are a flavor explosion in every bite and are not only a family favorite but also the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Make these for your next cookout appetizers, game day, or potluck picnic.
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Crock Pot Ham with Pineapple Brown Sugar Glaze
Intimidated by that giant ham? This Crock Pot Ham with Pineapple Brown Sugar Glaze is the recipe for you! So simple to make, this Slow Cooker Ham recipe can be made with a whole ham or your favorite spiral ham!
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Crockpot Turkey Breast
If you’re serving Thanksgiving to a smaller crowd this year, consider making the BEST Crockpot Turkey Breast! A bone-in turkey breast is covered with the most delicious fig butter before being slowly cooked to tender perfection with a medley of carrots, celery, and onions. Don’t forget to broil it right at the end for the best crispy skin!
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Overnight Crock Pot French Toast (great for Christmas Morning)
You need to save this recipe for overnight crock pot french toast…great for Christmas morning! This crock pot french toast casserole is a delicious breakfast made from simple ingredients that you can set and forget on Christmas eve. Waking up to the smell of fresh french toast will quickly become a Christmas morning tradition the whole family will look forward to each year.
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Crock Pot Corn Casserole
This easy side dish pairs well with just about any main dish meat. You can whip this casserole up in just a few minutes, put it in the slow cooker and then forget it for a few hours making it a fabulous holiday side dish, especially for Thanksgiving.
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Slow Cooked Honey Mustard Ham
Slow cooked spiral cut ham with a brown sugar rub and a honey mustard glaze. Easy, stunning, scrumptious and practically mess free.
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Slow Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Fix and forget it Slow Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes. These creamy potatoes are loaded with cheddar cheese and garlic. You’ll love how rich they are.
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Sunday Slow Cooker Beef Ragu
This is hands down one of my family’s favorite meals. It is a huge bowl of comfort food. It combines a slow roasted, tender roast and a big bowl of pasta and covered in grated parmesan cheese. It is the perfect Fall and winter meal.
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.