Other than your television, a slow cooker is the most essential appliance for game day parties. Keep food hot, feed a large crowd, and spend less time in the kitchen with one of these winning game day recipes.
Baked Pimiento Cheese Dip
Recipe: Baked Pimiento Cheese Dip
A slow cooker keeps this rich and velvety cheese dip warm from the first quarter to the last—although it probably won’t last that long. Serve with plenty of chips and veggies for dipping on the side.
Meatball Sliders with Tomato Sauce
Instead of the usual hamburgers, simmer meatballs in a flavorful tomato sauce, then serve them up with melty cheese on small buns.
Tangy Slow-Cooker Pork Shoulder
Recipe: Tangy Slow-Cooker Pork Shoulder
Soy sauce, vinegar, and brown sugar combine in a slow cooker to make a deliciously sweet and savory sauce for tender pulled pork.
Andouille Sausage Jambalaya with Shrimp
This jambalaya is one of our favorite ways to feed a large, hungry gathering without a lot of fuss. Be sure to add the cooked rice at the end to keep it from turning mushy in the slow cooker.
Easy BBQ Ribs
Recipe: Easy BBQ Ribs
These finger licking ribs make a tasty appetizer or main dish, when served with simple sides like coleslaw and baked beans.
Recipe: Beef-and-Bean Chili
This recipe is made with the usual chili suspects—beef, beans, tomatoes, and spices—but the long cook time helps the ingredients combine in a way that makes this classic dish taste totally new.
Slow-Cooker Beef Nachos
Recipe: Slow-Cooker Beef Nachos
This reader recipe is an instant party hit. Serve the nachos straight from the sheet pan for a fun, family-style appetizer.
Buffalo Chicken-Cheese Dip
Recipe: Buffalo Chicken-Cheese Dip
Cook and serve this creamy dip right in your slow cooker with plenty of celery sticks and crackers on the side.
Rocky Road Chocolate Cake
Recipe: Rocky Road Chocolate Cake
Yes, you can bake a cake in a slow cooker! This decadent molten cake is filled with toasted pecans and chocolate chips and is topped with a gooey layer of marshmallows. It’s made with store-bought cake mixes for even less hands-on time.