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Top 100 Slow Cooker Recipes: Best Slow Cooker Recipes of 2015

By: Jamie Garcia, Editor,

Every year, we take inventory of our best slow cooker recipes and round them up so that you can enjoy all your favorites all over again in the convenience of a handy list. These are the top 100 slow cooker recipes of the year based on their overwhelming popularity with you, our readers, over the past 12 months. From appetizers, to main dishes, to desserts, and everything in between, please enjoy sinking your teeth into our collection of the Top 100 Slow Cooker Recipes of 2015. 

Top 100 Slow Cooker Recipes:
Best Slow Cooker Recipes of 2015

Best Slow Cooker Recipes


Table of Contents

Slow Cooker Appetizer Recipes That Impressed
Beef Slow Cooker Recipes You Couldn't Resist
Slow Cooker Breakfast Recipes You Loved this Year
Slow Cooker Casserole Recipes Worth Cheering For
Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes That Won You Over
Slow Cooker Chili Recipes That Warmed Your Soul
Slow Cooker Desserts That Made You Swoon
Slow Cooker Pork Recipes That Perfected Your Plate



Slow Cooker Appetizer Recipes That Impressed

Check out some of the best slow cooker appetizers of the year. You loved meatballs in 2015, and we couldn't agree with you more. Slow Cooker meatballs are some of the very best appetizer recipes around because of how easy they are to prepare and how convenient they are to whip up for a party or game day when you've got a lot of hungry mouths to feed. Revisit these slow cooker meatballs classics, and get ready for more in 2016.

Slow Cooker Party Meatballs

Slow Cooker Hawaiian Meatballs Recipe 

Slow Cooker Party Meatballs 
Shown above; Made in our Test Kitchen!

Slow Cooker White Trash Sliders 

World's Best Meatballs


Cheesy Slow Cooker Meatballs 


For more starter options, check out these other slow cooker appetizer recipes.


Beef Slow Cooker Recipes You Couldn't Resist

Some of the very best meals you'll make in your slow cooker are made with beef. They're warm and comforting and hearty as can be. Beef slow cooker recipes are perfect feeding your hungry family come dinner time, and the recipes below are the ones you enjoyed most this year. Meatloaf and pot roasts were the clear winners this year, but other beef slow cooker recipes made the list too. Revisit some of your favorites or try something new in the list below.


Absolute Perfection Pot Roast

3-Ingredient Beef Tips 

3-Ingredient Slow Cooker Pot Roast 

5-Ingredient Fall Apart Roast Beef 

Absolute Perfection Pot Roast (shown above)

All Day German Pot Roast 

All Day Slow Cooker Swiss Steak 

All Day Creamy Beef Stroganoff

Classic Slow Cooker Moist Meatloaf 

Dump and Go Korean Beef 

Easiest Ever Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli 

German Style Stuffed Beef Rolls 

Moist Mealoaf with Mashed Potatoes

Old Fashioned 1950s Sailsbury Steak 

Rugged Cowboy Beans 

Slow Cooker Cabbage Rolls 

Spaghetti Sauce with Giant Meatballs 

Slow Cooker Meatball Stroganoff Dinner


For more beef slow cooker recipes, our collection 20 Ground Beef Slow Cooker Recipes has just what you need.


Slow Cooker Breakfast Recipes You Loved this Year

Slow cooker breakfast recipes are some of our very favorites. They are super simple to throw together in a pinch or make ahead of time when you know you have company coming over. The slow cooker breakfast recipes below are the ones that you couldn't get enough of this year, and for good reason -- they're delicious! From savory slow cooker breakfast casseroles, to caramel rolls, and overnight French toast, we don't know where to start, but we know we'll finish with an empty plate and a full stomach.


Slow Cooker Blueberry Overnight French Toast

Cheesy Breakfast Casserole 

Easy Overnight Egg Brunch Casserole

Egg and Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole 

Egg, Ham and Spinach Breakfast Casserole Recipe 

Four Ingredient Breakfast Casserole 

Overnight Egg Brunch Casserole 

Overnight Sausage Breakfast Casserole 

Semi-Homemade Slow Cooker Caramel Rolls 

Slow Cooker Blueberry Overnight French Toast 
Shown above; Made in our Test Kitchen!

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Roll Casserole 


Didn't find your favorite? Try these other great slow cooker breakfast recipes!


Slow Cooker Casserole Recipes Worth Cheering For

From chicken and beef, to tater tots and macaroni, these slow cooker casserole recipes were our most popular in 2015. Whether you made them for lunch, dinner, or brought them to a potluck, these tasty casseroles were flying out of the slow cooker and onto your plates. Do you remember which of our slow cooker casserole recipes was your favorite? 


Super Cheesy Enchilada Stack Casserole

1960s Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice Casserole 

All Day Cheeseburger Casserole 

Best Ever Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole 

Buffalo Chicken Tater Tot Casserole 

Cheesy Chicken Tater Tot Casserole

Creamy Chicken and Rice Casserole Supreme 

Five Ingredient Chicken and Noodles 

Slow Cooker Beef and Tater Tot Casserole 

Slow Cooker Chili Casserole 

Slow Cooker Hamburger Potato Bake 

Slow Cooker John Wayne Casserole 

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Beef 

The King of Casseroles: King Ranch Chicken

Super Cheesy Enchilada Stack Casserole (shown above)

Creamy Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese 

Slow Cooker Baked Ziti with Meat


Find even more slow cooker casserole recipes right here.


Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes That Won You Over

"Winner, winner, chicken dinner." This might as well be the slogan for because our readers love their chicken. This was overwhelmingly our most popular category this year. We hope you'll take a look back on some of your favorite slow cooker chicken recipes from the past year and make them for dinner again. With this variety of Chinese chicken recipes, comforting and creamy chicken recipes, cowboy-style chicken recipes, and more, we think you'll be just fine finding a few slow cooker chicken recipes you can't live without while you wait to see what's popular in 2016.


Heavenly Honey Garlic Chicken

3 Ingredient Spicy Ranch Slow Cooker Chicken 

3 Ingredient Zesty Cheddar Slow Cooker Chicken 

3 Ingredient Slow Cooker Fiesta Chicken

5 Ingredient Paleo Cowboy Chicken 

5 Star Teriyaki Chicken 

All Day Chicken Adobo 

All Day Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice 

All Day Orange Chicken

Best Ever Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki 

Comforting Chicken and Dumplings 

Creamy Chicken with Biscuits 

Dump and Go Cheesy Chicken 

All Day Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings 

Easy General Tsos Chicken Recipe 

Easy Honey Sesame Chicken 

Fully Loaded Slow Cooker Chicken Bowls 

General Tsos Slow Cooker Chicken for Four 

Heavenly 6 Ingredient Angel Chicken 

Heavenly Honey Garlic Chicken (shown above)

Homemade Chicken Gravy and Biscuits 

Irresistible Butter Chicken 

Lazy Hawaiian Chicken 

Slow Cooker Bacon Wrapped Chicken 

Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Broccoli and Rice 

Slow Cooker Creamy Ranch Chicken 

Tasty Orange Chicken 

Ultimate Sunday Supper: Chicken and Dumplings 


But wait, there's more! See our entire collection of slow cooker chicken recipes here.


Slow Cooker Chili Recipes That Warmed Your Soul

Making chili in the slow cooker is one tradition we are more than happy to support, and the slow cooker chili recipes below will show you why. There's really never a bad time to make chili, and when you make it in your slow cooker, it's as easy as can be. We've got a couple of famous chilis on the list -- our copycat version of Wendy's chili and Jimmy Fallon's Chili Recipe -- so you can impress your friends and family next time you make a batch. Chili is one of those meals that works as a light meal or that can be hearty enough to eat for dinner (potentially with a few sides -- cornbread, anyone?) Take your pick of any of these delicious slow cooker chili recipes. You won't be sorry!


Jimmy Fallon's Chili Recipe

All Day Slow Cooker Copycat Wendy's Chili 

Black and Orange Cauldron Bubble

Dump and Go Texas Slow Cooker Chili 

Halloween Green Chili and Chicken Chili

Jimmy Fallon's Chili Recipe (shown above)


Slow Cooker + Chili = a match made in heaven. See our other great slow cooker chili recipes.


Slow Cooker Pork Recipes That Perfected Your Plate

When you think back on summer time, it's likely that you made at least one of two pork recipes, are we right? Pulled pork sandwiches, BBQ pork, and pork ribs are summer classics -- not that you can't have them whenever you like! Come the other months of the year, we find that pork chops and roasts are more universal, but however and whenever you like your pork, there are some seriously tasty slow cooker pork recipes calling your name. Just see the list below for the slow cooker pork recipes that really "wowed" in 2015.


Country-Style Slow Cooker Pork Roast

4-Ingredient Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Golden Ranch Gravy 

All Day Fall Off the Bone BBQ Ribs 

All Day Pork Chops 

Brown Sugar Pork Chops 

Country Style Slow Cooker Pork Roast 

Cranberry Pineapple Tropical Roast Pork 

Easy Slow Cooker Pork Chops 


For more ways to cook pork in your slow cooker, download our free eCookbook, Slow Cooker Pork Chops, Ribs and More: 10 Best Slow Cooker Recipes for Pork.


Slow Cooker Desserts That Made You Swoon

When you think dessert, you probably don't rush to pull out your slow cooker. The two aren't your average pair. However, once you learn just how many delicious (and easy) desserts you can make using your slow cooker, you may just change your tune. These were some of our most requested slow cooker desserts of the year, so as you scan the list, don't be surprised if your mouth starts to water. Many of these slow cooker dessert recipes use fruits, many are dump cakes, and some are a little out of the ordinary. Whatever your preference, there's something for you below.


Pumpkin Apple Monkey Bread


3 Ingredient Slow Cooker Apple Cobbler 

3 Ingredient Slow Cooker Chocolate Fudge 

Cake Mix Apple Crisp 

Crazy Easy Slow Cooker Monkey Bread 

How to Make Snowman Poop in Your Slow Cooker 

Must-Have Pumpkin Pie Dump Cake 

Pumpkin Apple Monkey Bread (shown above)

Rice Pudding with Raisins 

Simple Slow Cooker Apple Pie 

Slow Cooker Candied Pecans 

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pecan Bread Pudding 

Three Ingredient Apple Spice Dump Cake 


Bonus! How to Make a Fog Machine in a Slow Cooker 
This "recipe" made our list but didn't fit a food category. We wanted to make sure it was recognized, so check it out! It's the perfect way to decorate for Halloween or another party without the expense of an electronic fog machine.


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