Friday, December 19, 2014

25+ Slow Cooker Dip Recipes for the Holidays or Superbowl Parties

Tasty slow cooker dips for the holidays or for a Superbowl party!

25+ Slow Cooker Dip Recipes for the Holidays or Superbowl Parties found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com

It's holiday party time and the Superbowl is coming too, so I've visited some of my favorite food blogs to collect 25+ Amazing Slow Cooker Dips that are perfect for holiday gatherings or Superbowl parties.  This assortment of dips to make in the crockpot has something for everyone, from traditional choices like spinach-artichoke dip or bean dip to creative new options like slow cooker crab cake dip or spicy bacon corn dip.  If you're looking for delicious dips to make in the slow cooker, I've got you covered. 

When I collected these recipes, I decided that making dip for a party is one time when even the healthiest cooks probably just want something quick and easy, so some of these dip recipes don't completely follow the "from-scratch" guidelines of this site.  But they're all delicious for an occasional indulgence, enjoy!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Crockpot Honey Sriracha Chicken Dip from Crockpot Gourmet

Crockpot Honey Sriracha Chicken Dip would be perfect for a holiday gathering or Superbowl party!

Crockpot Honey Sriracha Chicken Dip from Crockpot Gourmet featured on SlowCookerFromScratch.com
(Photos from Crockpot Gourmet.)

If you know me at all you can probably figure out it's the word Sriracha that caught my eye in this recipe for Crockpot Honey Sriracha Chicken Dip from Crockpot Gourmet.  My love for that spicy rooster sauce is pretty well documented.  Sriracha is not only spicy, but it's really flavorful, and I'm guessing this dip would disappear pretty quickly at a holiday gathering or superbowl party.  Jennifer says you need a thick chip to stand up to this dip, but I'd love this scooped up with veggies like celery, sugar snap peas, or cucumber slices as well.

Ingredients for this CrockPot Recipe:
  • Chicken breasts
  • chicken broth
  • Sriracha Sauce
  • honey
  • hot sauce
  • cream cheese
  • shredded cheese

Recommended Slow Cooker Size:
Jennifer used a small 2 Quart Slow Cookerfor this recipe.  If you're serving a large crowd you could double the recipe and use a larger size.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Slow Cooker Chicken-Andouille Stew from Kalyn's Kitchen

This Slow Cooker Chicken-Andouille Stew was inspired by gluten-free chicken Andouille sausage I found at Costco!

Slow Cooker Chicken-Andouille Stew from Kalyn's Kitchen found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com
(Photos from Kalyn's Kitchen.)

It's December, and you may be feeling the need for a little comfort food!  If so, I can highly recommend this Slow Cooker Chicken-Andouille Stew from Kalyn's Kitchen. This stew is slightly spicy and creamy and tastes wonderful served over rice and noodles.  There are a few steps to get this into the slow cooker, but then it cooks 4-6 hours on low while you're doing other things.  And when you take your first bite, I promise you won't mind that it was a little bit of work.

Ingredients for this CrockPot Recipe:
  • boneless-skinless chicken breasts
  • chicken Andouille sausage
  • roasted red pepper from a jar
  • onion
  • olive oil
  • minced garlic
  • dried oregano
  • Tony Chachere's Creole Seasoning (or use your favorite brand)
  • chicken stock or broth
  • reduced-fat cream cheese
  • sliced green onion (optional)
  • cooked rice for serving (optional)

Recommended Slow Cooker Size:
I used a Crock-Pot 3-1/2-Quart Slow Cooker for this recipe, but it could have been a little smaller. 

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Slow Cooker Chex Mix Recipes from Food Bloggers

Holiday Chex Mix, made in the slow cooker!

Slow Cooker Chex Mix Recipes from Food Bloggers found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com
Chex Mix is a classic holiday treat, but I'd never heard of making it in the slow cooker until I saw Slow Cooker Chex Mix from Unsophisticook.  I was so impressed by the brilliant idea of making it in the slow cooker so you don't have to watch it as carefully as when it's made in the oven.  

Lately I've been seeing more variations of this idea, and every blogger has their own take on Slow Cooker Chex Mix.  Chex Mix seems perfect for the holidays or for Superbowl parties, so even though I'm sure this recipe doesn't really qualify as "from scratch",  it's Christmas and I just had to share these versions of it.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Spice Lattes from Amanda's Cookin'

No need to pay top dollar for Pumpkin Spice Lattes when it's easy to make in the slow cooker!

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Spice Lattes from Amanda's Cookin' featured on SlowCookerFromScratch.com

I've done a miserable job of featuring Slow Cooker Drinks on this site, and this is the season to remedy that!  So for everyone who likes pumpkin spice lattes but doesn't like the price of them in your local coffee shop, now you can make Slow Cooker Pumpkin Spice Lattes from Amanda's Cookin' at home.  I think this would be fun to make for a holiday party, or just make it as a treat for yourself you need one!

Ingredients for this CrockPot Recipe:
  • milk
  • brewed espresso or strong coffee
  • canned pumpkin puree
  • pumpkin pie spice
  • sugar
  • vanilla extract
  • whipped cream (optional)
  • ground cinnamon (optional)

Recommended Slow Cooker Size for this Recipe:
Amanda used a 1.5 Quart Slow Cooker. For a party you could double the recipe and use a bigger size.

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