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20 Holiday Crock Pot Recipes to Make This Season

You already know that your slow cooker is your kitchen’s most valuable appliance. But did you know it’s your secret weapon for holiday entertaining? Here, 20 amazing holiday Crock-Pot recipes you can make in this miracle appliance—from Christmas ham to curried almonds.

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1. Ham With Brown Sugar Glaze

Let your roast cook for three hours, remove it one hour before dinner and voilà: Christmas dinner is served.

4. Oreo Cheesecake

Never thought we’d make cheesecake in a crockpot, but now we can’t imagine it any other way.

6. Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

No seasonal table is complete without a little bit of green.

8. Sweet And Spicy Cranberry Meatballs

Fact: Party apps taste better on toothpicks.

9. Spinach Artichoke Dip

…or as a vessel for dunking warm pita bread.

11. Lasagna

A Christmas Eve favorite.

14. Cranberry Sauce

It’s not just for Thanksgiving, people.

16. Turkey Breast With Orange And Herbs

The key to a turkey that’s moist on the inside and crispy on the outside: your slow cooker, of course.

19. Monkey Bread

Forget the milk and cookies; Santa is climbing down the chimney for this.