28 Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make in a Slow Cooker

When it comes to prepping Thanksgiving dinner, your oven and stove top are highly valuable real estate. So save some space (and effort) by whipping up a few dishes in your slow cooker instead. Here are 28 ideas to get you started.

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Pear And Sausage Stuffing

The perfect balance of savory and sweet.

White Spiced Wine

A lighter take on the classic. 

Apple Cider

The whole house will smell festive.

Cranberry Sauce

A hint of citrus makes this sauce a standout.

Mashed Potatoes

The fluffiest potatoes we ever did try.

Risotto With Butternut Squash

Who has time for all that stove-top stirring anyway? 

Scalloped Potatoes

The perfect combo of creamy and cheesy. 

Cinnamon Rolls

Save oven space—make dessert in a Crock-Pot.

Sweet And Spicy Cranberry Meatballs

These little guys are flavorful and festive.

Sausage Stuffing

A little bit sweet and a little bit savory.

Apple Crisp

That crispy almond-oat topping though...

Creamed Corn

This should hold us over until corn-on-the-cob season.

Monkey Bread

You’ll be dreaming of the cream cheese drizzle for the rest of the year.

Hot Chocolate

Because you need something to end the night right. 

Sweet Potato Casserole

Covered in marshmallows and brown sugar, just the way we like it.

Glazed Carrots

Shh, these are basically vegetables disguised as candy.

Additional reporting by Alexandra Hough