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15 Best Slow-Cooker Recipes for Cold Days

Slow-Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken

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Fill your slow-cooker with ingredients, set the timer and go relax with your favorite warm blanket for a few hours. That's how easy it is to prepare some of the best slow-cooker recipes for cold days! Whether you want to cook chicken, beef, pork or vegetarian slow-cooker entrées this winter, Kraft Recipes has the best slow-cooker recipes for you to try. Beyond entrées, this list of slow-cooker recipes for cold days also includes ideas for appetizers that are perfect for your football party in February and desserts that will keep you warm and happy during a blizzard. If you're new to using a slow-cooker, you might also want to check out our slow-cooker tips and tricks before you get started. Don't let the cold get you down! Make one of our best slow-cooker recipes for cold days, and you'll be ready to shovel that snow away in no time!

1. Slow-Cooker Party Wings

Saucy Slow-Cooker Party Wings

Start off your slow-cooker menu with some tasty chicken wings that will keep your football party guests happy from kick-off to the end of the fourth quarter. Four ingredients and your trusty slow-cooker are all you need to make these wonderful wings.

2. Slow-Cooker Easy Mexican Party Dip

Slow-Cooker Easy Mexican Party Dip

Keep the party going with this Mexican-style slow-cooker dip recipe! Get all the flavors of your favorite burrito or taco recipe in each scoop with this delicious dip.

3. Mustard-BBQ Slow-Cooker Meatballs

Mustard-BBQ Slow-Cooker Meatballs

Let your slow-cooker do all the cocktail party prep with this meatball recipe that yields 25 servings of deliciousness. This recipe only requires three ingredients: barbecue sauce, Dijon mustard and frozen meatballs.

4. Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

For the main course, we recommend one of our top-rated slow-cooker recipes, like this classic chicken cacciatore. Use this recipe for a quick and tasty weeknight dinner dish. Just spend 20 minutes filling your slow-cooker in the morning and come home ready to eat in the evening.

5. Slow-Cooker Lasagna

Slow-Cooker Lasagna

Your Italian grandmother would definitely be proud to taste this meaty lasagna! She would probably also ask for the recipe so she can serve this tasty, easy-to-make lasagna at the next family dinner.

6. Quick Turkey Chili

Quick Turkey Chili

Use this delicious recipe to get your chili on…the counter! Children and adults alike love this versatile, Healthy Living chili topped with shredded cheddar cheese.

7. Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff

Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff

Beef up your weeknight dinner menu with our sensational Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff! Try serving this stroganoff with hot steamed vegetables for a well-balanced dinnertime meal.

8. Slow-Cooked Pork Stew with Dumplings

 Slow-Cooked Pork Stew with Dumplings

Place some dumplings and other ingredients into your slow-cooker to make a perfectly palatable pork stew! Preparing this popular pork stew is painless thanks to your new favorite kitchen appliance.

9. Slow-Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken

Slow-Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken

Surprise your family with a splendid sweet and sour chicken dish when they get home from work or school! Serve this Healthy Living sweet and sour chicken over rice to fully enjoy all the fantastic flavors of the slow-cooked sweet and sour sauce.

10. Braised Tomato Spareribs

Braised Tomato Spareribs

Make ribs this winter without having to grill out in the cold! You'll love this slow-cooker spareribs dish, especially alongside mashed potatoes or rice and a tossed greens salad.

11. Slow-Cooker French Onion Soup

Slow-Cooker French Onion Soup

Serve your dinner party guests bowls of classic French onion soup! You'll learn that the secret to making a flavorful French onion soup is one bottle of dark or amber beer (either alcoholic or non-alcoholic).

12. Slow-Cooker Vegetable Lasagna

Your vegetarian friends will definitely be pleased if you bring this vegetable lasagna to the next potluck. This cheesy lasagna packed with vegetables is a perfect cold-weather dish!

13. Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry

Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry

Ditch the take-out menu for this easy-to-make chicken curry recipe! You can make this Healthy Living chicken curry at home with just 20 minutes of prep time.

14. Slow-Cooker Apple Crisp with Warm Vanilla Sauce

Slow-Cooker Apple Crisp with Warm Vanilla Sauce

Time for dessert! With our slow-cooker apple crisp recipe, you can have a delicious dessert waiting for you when you're done with weekend errands or a day at work. For something extra, try adding ½ cup dried cranberries to the apple mixture before cooking as directed. You won't be disappointed!

15. Slow-Cooker Double Chocolate Cake

Slow-Cooker Double Chocolate Cake

Keep the oven shut with this double chocolate cake recipe! Whether you're baking for a crowd or for a special family occasion, this easy-to-make chocolate cake recipe might just become the new favorite. Watch our video to see how to prepare this classic culinary treat.

We hope you enjoy our best slow-cooker recipes for cold days! For more scrumptious slow-cooker recipes, check out our collections of slow-cooker chili, soup, ribs, lasagna and desserts. Which dishes do you think are the best slow-cooker recipes on our list?

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