Taking the lid off your slow cooker for even just a minute reduces the heat and extends the cooking time. Lift the lid only if instructed to do so in the recipe.
How to Easily Shape the Stuffing Balls
Use moistened hands to shape the stuffing mixture into balls to help prevent it from sticking to your hands.
Slow cookers come in a variety of sizes and shapes. For best results, use an oval 5-qt. slow cooker when preparing this recipe so the dumplings have room to expand, resulting in fluffier dumplings.