Take a breath and relax while you let your slow cooker do most of the work this season. These holiday recipes might taste like they took a lot of time and effort, but they’re all very simple and quick to throw together! Whether you’re using the slow cooker to free up your oven for other goodies or just to save yourself some stress, it’s the perfect appliance for those holiday get togethers! And let us know which of these set it and forget it slow cooker meals is your favorite.
Slow Cooker Gingersnap Pot Roast
This gingersnap pot roast is perfect for a simple holiday meal. The sweet and spicy cookies add a delicious spin on a traditional dinner that will have your whole family asking for seconds.
Slow Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Mashed potatoes aren’t too difficult to make, but this recipe makes them fool proof! Toss everything into a slow cooker and let cook until your potatoes are tender and then mash away.
With just a handful of spices, some apple cider, and a bit of brandy, you can turn a cheap bottle of wine into a cozy, set it and forget it drink that your holiday guests will crave.
Christmas Chicken with Cranberries
Roasting a chicken in the slow cooker is a simple way to ensure an extra juicy bird and when it’s paired with cranberries, orange, and cinnamon it makes the perfect Christmas dinner.
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole
This sweet potato casserole could almost double as dessert! It’s sweet, savory, and has great texture with the mix of creamy potatoes and crunchy pecans.
Slow Cooker Spiced White Hot Chocolates
Every holiday gathering needs a special drink and this spiced white hot chocolate is one that guests won’t be able to stop drinking. It’s perfect for the kids, too!
Slow Cooker Turkey Breast with Cranberry Sauce
There’s no need to roast an entire turkey if you’re having a small get together! Keep things simple with this slow cooker turkey breast. The cranberry sauce gets made right in the slow cooker alongside the turkey, too!