Take it Slow

Take it Slow

Slow cookers are easy, convenient and a staple in most kitchens. Just throw your ingredients in and let them cook away! Who doesn’t love an easy-to-make dinner that’s ready when you get home from a long day? We love slow cooker recipes and will be sharing some of our favorites from our website!

Whether you are cooking for the family or hosting a dinner party, these slow cooker recipes will be the perfect go-to meal that your guests will absolutely love.

Cajun Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

Our spicy slow cooker chicken is to die for! This makes the perfect meal for any occasion and is super easy to make. All you will need is 1 Tbsp. of our Southern Style Cajun Dip Mix, 3lbs of preferably boneless and skinless chicken, 2 cups of vegetable or tomato juice, and if you want you can add 1 tsp or so of salt.

All you have to do is put your chicken into your 4 qt slow cooker and add your dip mix and salt. Next, pour in your vegetable juice and place the lid on top. Finally, cook the chicken on high for 4 hours and then on low for 3 hours. By the time the chicken is done it should shred apart easily. Serve with hard or soft taco shells and all your favorite taco toppings. This flavor-filled chicken will be a new family favorite for sure!

Slow Cooker Monkey Bread

Slow cookers aren’t just meant for dinners, they cook desserts too! Our amazing slow cooker monkey bread is the ultimate sweet tooth cure. All you need to make it is ¾ cups of water, 1 pack of our Honey Apple Pecan Dip Mix, 1 whole stick of butter, 1 packet of our Caramel Apple Dip Mix made with cream cheese, and 2 cans of buttermilk biscuits cubed up.

First, put your water and Honey Apple Pecan Dip Mix into the slow cooker with the lid on and cook on high for 15 or so minutes. Next, add in your butter, stirring it as it melts completely. Then, add in your pre-made Caramel Apple Dip letting it all melt together. Add in a few of the cube biscuits at a time and stir gently once all are in the slow cooker. Finally, cover and cook for one hour. After an hour, gently flip the biscuit pieces over and cook, covered for an additional 30 minutes. That’s all there is to it! Once cooked you can add your dough to a cake pan to form a more traditional shape, or eat it as is! Monkey bread is a perfect go-to dessert for your next get-together!

Slow-Cooker Pasta Sauce

Pasta is a favorite for so many people and our slow-cooker pasta sauce is amazing! This sauce is served best with any type of pasta noodle and will leave your guests begging for the recipe. To make this delicious pasta sauce you will need 1 packet of our Garlic & Herb Spread Mix, 4 cans of crushed tomatoes, 1 cup of red wine or beef broth, 1 tsp. of dried basil, 1 tsp. of dried oregano, ½ tsp. of black pepper, 1 to 2 tsp. of salt, 2 Tbls. of sugar, and 1 pound of ground beef or turkey browned (if you want a meat sauce).

In your slow cooker mix together your tomatoes with the juice, wine, or beef broth, 2 tsp. of our Garlic and Herb Spread Mix, basil, oregano, pepper, salt, sugar, and meat if you choose to add it. That’s it! Once your ingredients are mixed together just cover your slow cooker and let it cook on low for 8-10 hours or on high for 4-6 hours depending on how fast you want it done. It doesn’t get easier than that!

Once cooked, serve this sauce over a pasta noodle of your choice. You can also top this dish off with shredded parmesan cheese for extra taste. Pasta lovers will adore this dish and you won’t spend hours cooking in the kitchen. Enjoy!

Slow Cooker Gingerbread Pudding

We have another delicious dessert recipe to share with you all! Our slow cooker gingerbread pudding will have your mouth watering and makes for the perfect after-dinner treat. All you will need to make it is 1 packet of our Gingerbread Dip Mix, ½ cup of hot water, 1 can of evaporated milk, ¾ cups of sugar, ½ cup of making mix such as Bisquick, 2 beaten eggs, 2 tsp. of melted butter, and 1 tsp. of vanilla extract.

First, you will mix together the Gingerbread Dip Mix and hot water, allowing it to sit and set for roughly 10 minutes. Then combine all of your ingredients together, making sure to break down any lumps in the baking mix prior to doing so. Mix together well and pour your mix into a greased 3 or 4-quart slow cooker. Finally, cover it up and let it cook on low for 6 to 7 hours, making sure to leave the lid on the entire time. Once it is done cooking the center will appear a bit wobbly but the sides will be more firm. When you are ready to serve you can add on some whipped cream or cool whip as a topping and enjoy! This go-to dessert is so easy to make and will be a favorite for sure.

Slow Cooker Mac & Cheese

Mac & cheese is a staple meal in a lot of households and we are so excited to share our delicious slow cooker mac & cheese with you! All you will need is 1 pack of our Bacon & Cheddar Cheese spread Mix, 8 oz. of uncooked macaroni noodles, 1 can of evaporated skim milk, 1-½ cups of milk, 2 beaten eggs, ½ tsp. of pepper, and 3 cups of colby jack cheese shredded finely.

First, pre-cook your macaroni noodles for about 5 minutes and drain when done. Next, grease your slow cooker and mix all of the ingredients except for 1 cup the cheese together in the slow cooker. Sprinkle the 1 cup of cheese over the top of the ingredients in the slow cooker, cover, and cook on low heat for about 5 hours. That’s all! This dish is best served warm and is perfect for families with picky eaters or children. Everyone will enjoy this dish!

Slow Cooker Harvest Pumpkin Pudding

We are ending our slow cooker recipe list off with another delicious dessert! Our slow cooker harvest pumpkin pudding is a fall-time favorite, but can be enjoyed year-round or be a holiday specialty. All you will need to make it is 1 packet of our Harvest Pumpkin Dip Mix, ½ cup of hot water, 1 can of evaporated milk, ¾ cups of sugar, ½ cups of a baking mix such as Bisquick, 2 beaten eggs, 2 Tbsp. of melted butter, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

To make this dessert just mix together your Harvest Pumpkin Dip Mix and the hot water, letting it sit for 10 minutes. Next, break up any lumps found in the baking mix with a fork and combine all of your ingredients together, mixing well. Finally, pour your batter into a greased 3 or 4 court slow cooker, cover it and have it cook on low for 6 to 7 hours. Be sure to keep the lid on the entire time it is cooking. This dish can be topped off with some whipped cream or cool whip for additional flavor and sweetness. This will be your new favorite pumpkin dessert!

Conclusion

Slow cookers are amazing for making large yet easy-to-make meals that everyone will enjoy. They allow you to quickly throw together a dinner and let it cook for hours, giving you time to do anything else you need to prior to a dinner or get together.

We hope you love these recipes just as much as we do!