19 Slow-Cooker Starters

Give the big game your undivided attention. From cheesy dips to meaty tacos, these slow-cooker appetizers will keep your hands free and your guests satisfied.

Man Dip

"This cheese dip was to die for. I made it for Super Bowl Sunday and we kept running back to the slow-cooker during commercial breaks to fill up our bowls."


Pork Tacos

"Quite possibly the most delicious meat mixture for tacos I've ever had! I adore refried beans, so the idea of pork smothered in them was heavenly to me!"


BBQ Hot Dogs

"These were so simple and so tasty. I only cooked them for 4 hours because the aroma filling my house made it too tempting to wait."


Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce

"These were fantastic. The sauce was the key part of this dish and the beef tasted great with little crostinis."

-steve in FL

Easy Sweet & Sour Meatballs

"These had such a great flavor. I added chopped green onions for an extra pop of color and taste."

-Diana J.

Ginger & Soy Chicken Wings

"These wings taste great and the recipe is so easy to follow. I recommend serving them as an appetizer at any football party."


Reuben Dip

"This was a big hit with everyone at my party. I wouldn't change a thing about this recipe."


Cheesy-Bacon Potatoes

"These potatoes cooked perfectly. I loved the flavor of the onion, cheese and bacon."


Chicken Quesadillas

"I loved the ease and versatility of this recipe. I just loaded up my slow-cooker and it let it do it’s thing."

-Susie D

Bean Dip

"I made this for a party. It was fast, cheap and everyone loved it."

-Chef of 5

Cocktail Meatballs

"This was my first time making meatballs, but I loved them! The slow cooking really brings out the flavors and makes a lovely, sticky sauce!"


Chicken Tacos

"These were awesome. My husband and I felt so good after we ate these filling and delicious tacos."


Steamed Pork Balls

"These were very good. I prepared them for a buffet-style party and everyone loved their flavor."


Spinach & Gorgonzola Cornbread

"This was delicious. It makes a great accompaniment to any soup or stew."


Sweet & Sour Meatballs

"I loved this recipe. Even my picky party guests were annoyed when they were gone."


Spicy Pecans

"I am in nut heaven. I like the chili flavor so much, I’m making another batch of nuts for an upcoming party."


Honey Chicken Wings

"My husband took these to a friend’s Sunday football party. The sauce wasn’t too salty or too sweet and the meat just fell off the bone."


Vegetarian Meatballs

"These are the greatest meatballs of all time. I served them at a party with some dipping sauce, and they went over really well with my guests."


Garlic & Onion Toasts

"Caramelized onions and garlic — who could ask for anything more? This is a fantastic recipe."

-Susiecat too