An entire Thanksgiving dinner without turning on the oven? It can be done! Just be sure you have plenty of slow cookers on hand and you’ll have a feast ready when you are. If you don’t own a slow cooker or only have one or two at your disposal, ask family and friends to bring theirs over for a slow cooking party featuring these seven Crock Pot Thanksgiving recipes!
1. Slow Cooker Turkey Breast
If you’re having a smaller gathering, a simple turkey breast might just be the perfect size. It’s simply seasoned but still loaded with flavor.
2. Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole
Source: Chelsea’s Messy Apron
This sweet potato casserole is loaded with brown sugar and pecans. It’s cooked right in the slow cooker for a no-fuss side dish.
3. Traditional Bread Stuffing
Source: Valerie’s Kitchen
It’s just not Thanksgiving without a heaping pile of stuffing on your plate.
4. Crock Pot Pumpkin Butter
Source: The View from Great Island
Imagine this cinnamon-spiced pumpkin butter slathered over a warm roll. Yum!
5. Country Style Garlic Smashed Potatoes
Every Thanksgiving dinner requires a side of potatoes, and smashed potatoes are the best! The beautiful fall colors of the red potatoes and sprinkles of herbs on top make this dish a festive addition to your table.
6. Persimmon Cranberry Sauce
Source: Wine & Glue
Forget the jar of goop! Instead, dump some cranberries and persimmons in a slow cooker and you’ll have the perfect sauce in just three hours.
7. Pumpkin Cobbler
Source: The Gunny Sack
Pie might be more traditional, but this pumpkin cobbler is every bit as delicious. The best part is there’s no need to roll out a pie crust.