Crockpot & Slow Cooker Recipes for Winter
When the temperature plummets, a slow cooker can be your kitchen MVP for turning out cozy, delicious and easy meals.
And did you know milk, cheese and butter are key ingredients in plenty of slow-cooker recipes?
We connected with some of our dairy friends from across the country to collect some of their favorite recipes for you. Enjoy these crockpot dishes – and that extra free time!
Appetizers & Snacks
With three kinds of cheese and pickled jalapenos, this queso brings creamy kick to your tortilla chip. Make it melty on a low-heat setting, then snack away.
Between the beer and the cheese, this might be the Wisconsinest dip we’ve ever tasted. Nay, devoured. Perfect with pretzels, hard or soft.
Lunch, Dinner & Sides
For tender chicken accompanied by a rainbow’s worth of veggies, try this Southwestern-inspired bowl for lunch or dinner.
Here’s the kind of creamy, dreamy cheddar-y dish that disappears as soon as the crockpot lid is lifted. Guaranteed.
When you need a cozy helping of chicken soup, this hits the spot. Top with croutons and shaved Parmesan and, voila, you have a winner.
Cook up a big pot of this soup for the next time you have a few friends over, or make it to enjoy throughout the week. It’s a harmony of veggies and seasoning.
When it comes to easy crockpot recipes, this is a classic. This three-cheese lasagna is a tasty way to serve zucchini, spinach, mushrooms and more.
Here’s a simple way to get a hearty and flavorful soup on the table. This recipe makes enchiladas far less time-consuming, and its creamy consistency comes from Greek yogurt.
Desserts & Beverages
A touch of hazelnut extract and some condensed milk puts a luscious new spin on everyone’s favorite winter drink. It just might become your favorite slow cooker recipe.
When the weather turns brisk, this drink will warm you inside and out. And it’s convenient—no need to watch over a pot on the stove, waiting for it to boil!