If you’re anything like us, your slow cooker is your favorite kitchen appliance. But sometimes, you forget to plan in advance and you don’t have all day to wait for your meal to cook. Here: 16 recipes that come together in your handy Crock-Pot in three hours or less. 

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Broccoli Cheese Soup

Extra cheddar on top, please.

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Just layer the ingredients in your slow cooker and voilà.

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Creamed Corn

If only all vegetables could taste this good.

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Veggie Omelet

We’d like to wake up to this every day.

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Stuffed Peppers

Meatless Mondays just got even better.

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Ramen Noodle Soup

This should warm you right up.

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Hashbrown Casserole

Better start frying some eggs.

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Whole Cauliflower Cashew Curry

Add some spice to your life.

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Mexican Quinoa Tacos

Welcome to our fiesta.

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Mushroom Risotto

All that stove-top stirring is overrated.

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Spinach Artichoke Dip

Double dipping is totally acceptable.

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We’re carbo-loading…all winter.

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Mac and Cheese

Cheesy bliss, right this way.

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Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread

Make this for breakfast…eat the extra for dessert.

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Gingerbread Pudding Cake

Never end a meal without something sweet.

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Spiced Wine

Introducing the winter nightcap you’ve been searching for.

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