Crockpot Christmas: 30 Holiday Slow Cooker Recipes

Oh so many Christmas crock pot recipes fire up the crockpot for the holidays! These awesome holiday slow cooker recipes are going to make your Christmas easier and tastier!

Kids Activities Blog found the very best in holiday crockpot recipes. From food gifts to appetizers, Christmas morning to feeding house guests, you’ll find every recipe you need to have a very Merry Christmas feast!

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Let’s make this Christmas easier with your slow cooker!

Best Christmas Crockpot Recipes

One of the reasons I love using the slow cooker around the holidays is that we are just super busy and dinner gets forgotten.

With a few simple steps earlier in the day, the crockpot can save Christmas break dinners from the classic “drive thru” last minute run.

But it isn’t just for dinner, Christmas breakfast, Christmas crockpot desserts, Christmas app & appetizers and so much more…

This holiday season is going to be saved by my crock pot! You can even make Christmas dinner in the crock pot which is one of my favorite ways with everything going on.

Christmas Crockpot Desserts

I never even THINK of the slow cooker when it comes to desserts and treats, but there are some super yummy (and really easy) recipes that are sure to please that start in the crock pot.

The best thing is, you could use white chocolate, or other flavored chocolates to make this fudge super unique.

Christmas crockpot desserts - chocolate peanut butter clusters, chocolate fudge, hot fudge sauce, and candied pecans.

These sweet Christmas crockpot recipes are perfect for dessert or to give out as gifts!

1. Slow Cooker Cinnamon Pecans Recipe

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Pecans are the perfect holiday snack and make great gifts! From The Recipe Critic.

2. Rich Crockpot Hot Fudge Recipe

Another excellent holiday gift is this simple and delicious Crockpot Hot Fudge. This is great for Christmas potlucks.

3. Easy Slow Cooker Fudge

What’s Christmas without fudge? Make a big batch of Slow Cooker Fudge this year. From Skinny Ms.

4. Perfect Crockpot Candy Recipe

Did you know you can make candy in a crockpot? Christmas seems like the perfect excuse to try Crockpot Candy. From Cookies and Cups.

5. Slow Cooker Gingerbread Pudding Cake Recipe

Looking for easy recipes? This Slow Cooker Gingerbread Pudding Cake from Better Homes and Gardens has holiday written all over it.

Slow Cooker Recipes for Christmas Morning

A Christmas crockpot breakfast on Christmas can relieve stress so no one has to think about it on Christmas Eve or on Christmas morning!

We want Christmas morning to have a yummy breakfast without all the fuss. These slow cooker breakfast recipes are a great solution.

Christmas crockpot breakfast ideas - Christmas crock pot recipes that are perfect for breakfast an dinner with apple crisp, sweet and sour chicken, a delicious cheesy and chive casserole, and overnight oatmeal!

These Christmas breakfast ideas using a slow cooker makes the holiday so much less stressful.

6. Delicious Apple Monkey Bread Recipe

Start the morning off right with this gooey and delicious Apple Monkey Bread from That Skinny Chick Can Bake.

7. Savory and Filling Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole is a great way to feed your present opening crowd. This is one of the more hearty breakfasts that every family member will love. From The Taylor House.

8. Festive Eggnog Oatmeal

Get breakfast ready the night before with this seasonal Eggnog Oatmeal recipe from Sweet Anna’s.

9. Yummy Crockpot French Toast Casserole Recipe

Crockpot French Toast Casserole from Moms with Crockpots is another perfect dish for Christmas morning.

Crockpot Christmas Drinks

We have done spiced cider in the crock pot for years, but never ventured into these yummy ideas. Break out the slow cooker because you won’t want to miss any of these delicious Christmas drink ideas.

Crock pot drinks for Christmas that include hot chocolate, white hot chocolate, apple cider, and a cranberry orange drink.

I love these crock pot drinks for Christmas. I think the cranberry orange one would be amazing!

10. Creamy and Rich Slow Cook Hot Chocolate Recipe

Serve the perfect Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate for every occasion this  holiday season from tree trimming to sledding. This is one of my favorite crock-pot Christmas recipes for large groups.

11. Sweet White Christmas Cocoa Recipe

White Christmas Cocoa is another wonderful crockpot drink recipe from I Heart Nap Time.

12. Crock Pot Vanilla Latte Recipe

Help the grown-ups survive that super early Christmas morning wake-up call with this delicious Crock Pot Vanilla Latte from Kitchen Treaty.

13. Adult Crockpot Cranberry Orange Mulled Wine Recipe

Speaking of grown-ups, Crock Pot Cranberry-Orange Mulled Wine is perfect for holiday entertaining. From Kitchen Treaty.

14. Grown Up Crockpot Hot Buttered Rum Recipe

For another adult holiday beverage, try this Crock Pot Hot Buttered Rum from Tammilee Tips.

Slow Cooker Appetizer Recipes for Holiday Entertaining

Take the stress out of holiday entertaining by firing up the slow cooker!  These crock pot specialties will feed a crowd if needed.

slow cooker apps - crock pot holiday appetizer recipes that include hot crab dip, sweet and sour chicken, bbq meatballs, and creamy spinach dip.

I love these crock pot holiday appetizer recipes. They feed an entire crowd!

15. Amazing Creamy Hot Crab Dip Recipe

Creamy Hot Crab Dip is perfect for holiday entertaining from Living Well Spending Less.

16. Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip Recipe

Try Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip  for a guaranteed crowd pleaser. Recipe from Damn Delicious.

17. Sweet Crock Pot Bourbon Glazed Kielbasa Recipe

Crock Pot Bourbon Glazed Kielbasa make a great Christmas party appetizer from Tammilee Tips.

18. Sweet and Savory Honey Balsamic BBQ Meatball Recipe

For a delicious twist on the typical meatball app, try these Honey-Balsamic BBQ Meatballs from Iowa Girl Eats.

Crockpot Recipes for your Holiday Feast

Don’t forget about the slow cooker when it comes to the main event…Christmas dinner. This will allow you additional time to spend time with the family.

Crockpot Christmas dinner ideas -  crock pot dinner recipes with rolls, ham, turkey and gravy, shrimp gumbo, mashed potatoes, and roasted carrots.

These crock pot Christmas dinner recipes make cooking for a crowd easy!

19. Slow Cooker Creamy Shrimp Bisque Recipe

Start your meal with this elegant Slow Cooker Creamy Shrimp Bisque from Iowa Girl Eats.

20. Slow Cooker Ham With Maple Brown Sugar Glaze Recipe

Slow Cooker Ham with Maple Brown Sugar Glaze from No. 2 Pencil is the perfect main course.

21. Slow Cooker Turkey Breast Recipe

Or maybe you like to serve turkey in which case, Slow Cooker Turkey Breast from Skinny Ms. is the right choice for you.

22. Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Don’t forget the Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce from Cleverly Simple.

23. Slow Cooker Honey Balsamic Pork Roast Recipe

Slow Cooker Honey Balsamic Pork Roast is another delicious main dish from Six Sisters Stuff

24. Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Serve it up with a side of Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes from Baked By Rachael.

25. Honey Glazed Carrots Recipe

And Honey Glazed Carrots from Eat at Home Cooks are sure to be passed around twice.

26. Dinner Roll Recipe For The Crockpot

No more room in the oven? Make the Dinner Rolls in the crockpot! Recipe from Plain Chicken.

Slow Cooker Meals for Holiday House Guests

The holidays are a time when we open our house to friends and family. Often that includes overnight visitors. Here are some simple suppers that will take the stress out of entertaining.

These slow cooker Christmas recipes like pulled pork sandwich, chili, and chicken soup are perfect for guests who are staying.

Have guests who are staying a while? These Slow cooker Christmas recipes are perfect to easily feed everyone.

27. Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Feed a crowd with this easy and delicious Chicken Tortilla Soup.

28. Delicious BBQ Dr. Pepper Pork Recipe

Dr. Pepper Pork is a super simple way to whip up a yummy lunch for guests.

29. Creamy and Cheesy Mac & Cheese Crockpot Recipe

OMG…I just found the easiest comfort food crockpot meal–ever!  Check out mac & cheese in the crockpot!

30. Crock Pot Shredded Beef Tacos Recipe

Tacos are one of my favorite ways to feed house guests, try these yummy Crock Pot Shredded Beef Tacos.

31. Slow Cooker Vegetarian Two-Bean Stew Recipe

Got vegetarians? Serve this hearty Slow Cooker Vegetarian Two-Bean Stew from Cooking with Books.

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Which Christmas crockpot recipe are you going to try? Let us know in the comments, we’d love to hear from you!

One Comment

  1. My wife and I are big slow cooker fans, we have 2 young children we find it makes our lives so much easier. On that note, we have just posted up our slow cooker own fudge recipe. We would love you to try it out and see what you think.

    Thanks Paul

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