40 Super Bowl Appetizers You Can Make in Your Slow Cooker (2024)

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40 Super Bowl Appetizers You Can Make in Your Slow Cooker (1)Laura DenbyUpdated: Feb. 15, 2024

    Hosting a Super Bowl party and want to feed your guests, but don't want to get stuck in the kitchen? Look no further than these crock pot appetizers!


    Slow-Cooker Monkey Bread

    I take this slow-cooker monkey bread to a lot of potlucks—children and adults love it! The sweetness pairs well with a slew of savory appetizers for game day. —Lisa Leaper, Worthington, Ohio

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    Slow-Cooker Cheddar Bacon Beer Dip

    My tangy, smoky dip won the top prize in our office party recipe contest. Other beers can work for this, but be sure to steer clear of dark varieties. —Ashley Lecker, Green Bay, Wisconsin

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    These sweet, spicy, sticky chicken wings are lip-smacking good! You could use fresh peaches in place of canned, but if doing so, I would add a few tablespoons of brown sugar. —Sue Falk, Sterling Heights, Michigan

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    Also, check these mouthwatering crock pot appetizerswhich is super easy to make and perfect for a party or a Sunday afternoon get togethers.


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    Cranberry Sauerkraut Meatballs

    I tried these meatballs at a birthday party for a friend, and now I make them all the time. This crock pot appetizer is super easy to make and perfect for a party or a Sunday afternoon football game. —Lisa Castelli, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

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    Chicken Cordon Bleu Sliders

    Sandwiches are my favorite food, so I’m always searching for new ideas. I like sloppy joes and wondered if I could make a sloppy joe of sorts even better. My family approved of these chicken cordon bleu sliders immediately! —Carolyn Eskew, Dayton, Ohio

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    Whenever I go to an event, I’m always asked to bring this crock pot appetizer. Five types of cheese make it a standout and oh-so delicious. I love its party-ready convenience— I serve it straight from the slow cooker, so set-up and clean-up are a breeze! —Noelle Myers, Grand Forks, North Dakota

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    Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls

    One of my favorite slow-cooker recipes is this impressive buffalo chicken egg rolls appetizer. You can wrap the filling in egg roll wrappers and bake, or, for a bite-size version, use smaller wonton wraps. —Tara Odegaard, Omaha, Nebraska

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    Slow-Cooker Pizza Dip

    I created this dip for my daughter's pizza-themed birthday party. It was an instant hit and I've continued to take it along to other gatherings. Everyone loves it! —Stephanie Gates, Waterloo, Iowa

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    Spicy Honey Sriracha Game-Day Dip

    You can easily whip up this creamy, spicy, salty dip. For parties, I love dips in the slow cooker—just turn it to low once the dip is cooked and let your guests help themselves. No need to worry about the dip getting cold and having to reheat it. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland

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    Honey Buffalo Meatball Sliders

    These little sliders deliver big Buffalo chicken flavor without the messiness of wings. The spicy-sweet meatballs are a hit on game day with kids and adults alike. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland

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    Championship Bean Dip

    My friends and neighbors expect me to bring this irresistible crock pot dip to every gathering. When I arrive, they ask, “You brought your bean dip, didn’t you?” If there are any leftovers, we use them to make bean and cheese burritos the next day. I’ve given out this recipe a hundred times. —Wendi Wavrin Law, Omaha, Nebraska

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    Simmered Smoked Links

    No one can resist the sweet and spicy glaze on these bite-sized sausages. They’re effortless to prepare, and they make a perfect party nibbler. Serve them on frilled toothpicks to make them extra fancy.

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    Cheesy Pizza Fondue

    While I was growing up, I would sit for hours reading cookbooks from cover to cover. I’ve carried that love of cooking with me through the years. I found this recipe when we lived in Wisconsin. —Julie Barwick, Mansfield, Ohio

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    Blackberry Sriracha Chicken Sliders

    Dump everything in a slow cooker and then watch these spicy-sweet sliders become an instant party-time classic. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland

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    Buffalo Wing Dip

    If you like spice, you’ll love this dip. It’s super cheesy, full of rich flavor and really has that Buffalo wing taste! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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    Bandito Chili Dogs

    These deluxe chili dogs are a surefire hit at family functions. Adults and children alike love the cheesy chili sauce, and the toppings are fun! —Marion Lowery, Medford, Oregon

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    Warm Feta Cheese Dip

    We’re big on appetizers, so this dip is a mashup of our favorite tastes, like cream cheese, feta, basil and sweet peppers. Serve with bread or chips. —Ashley Lecker, Green Bay, Wisconsin

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    Moist N Tender Wings

    Here are some irresistible, fall-off-the-bone chicken wings that everyone will love. Chili sauce and powder give them just a bit of heat, while molasses lends a hint of sweetness. They make a fantastic meal served with rice. –Sharon Morcilio, Joshua Tree, California

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    Creamy Artichoke Dip

    My sister Teresa got this recipe from a friend and she passed it along. It's loaded with cheese, artichokes and just the right amount of jalapenos for a crowd-pleasing flavor. —Mary Spencer, Greendale, Wisconsin

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    Hawaiian Kielbasa

    Salty, savory sausage teams up with juicy, tangy pineapple for a winning combination that you can prep in a flash. The sweet barbecue-style sauce is a tasty way to tie them together.

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    Nacho Dip

    This zesty nacho dip is great for any get-together and allows me to spend more time with my guests. I always have requests to bring it when my husband and I attend parties. —Sally Hull, Homestead, Florida

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    Slow-Cooker Spiced Mixed Nuts

    What slow cookers do for soups and stews, they’ll do for mixed nuts, too. The scent of spices is delightful, and the nuts are delicious. —Stephanie Loaiza, Layton, Utah

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    Bacon-Ranch Spinach Dip

    During the hectic holiday season, my slow cooker works overtime. I fill it with a savory bacon dip and watch everyone line up for a helping. Keep the recipe in mind for tailgating, too. —Crystal Schlueter, Northglenn, Colorado

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    Buffalo Chicken Sliders

    I got the idea for these Buffalo chicken sliders from my mom and dad, who'd made a similar version for a family get-together. It's a versatile recipe, and I sometimes use several different styles of Buffalo sauce and let guests mix and match their favorites. —Christina Addison, Blanchester, Ohio

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    Slow-Cooked Peach Salsa

    Fresh peaches and tomatoes make my salsa a winner over store-bought versions. As a treat, I give my coworkers several jars throughout the year. —Peggi Stahnke, Cleveland, Ohio

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    Taste of Home

    This creamy dip reminds me of my dad, who took us crabbing as kids. Our fingers were always tired after those excursions, but eating the fresh crab was worth it. —Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey

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    Slow-Cooker Party Mix

    This mildly seasoned snack mix is always a party favorite. Served warm from a slow cooker, the munchable mixture is very satisfying. —Dana Hughes, Gresham, Oregon

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    Warm Broccoli Cheese Dip

    When my family gathers for a party, someone serves this flavorful, creamy dip. Everyone loves its zip from the jalapeno pepper and the crunch of the broccoli. —Barbara Maiol, Conyers, Georgia

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    Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Wings

    These slow-cooker wings are a fun appetizer for gatherings. I sometimes like to serve the saucy chicken over rice as a main dish. Either way you do it, these Asian-inspired wings will be a hit! —June Eberhardt, Marysville, California

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    Slow-Cooker Hot Crab Dip

    One batch of this slow-cooker appetizer isn’t enough for my family so I often double the recipe. Bits of sweet onion give the creamy dip a bit of crunch.—Terri Perrier, Simonton, Texas

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    Taste of Home

    Paddy's Reuben Dip

    This slow-cooked spread tastes just like the popular Reuben sandwich. Even when I double the recipe, I end up with an empty dish. —Mary Jane Kimmes, Hastings, Minnesota

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    Taste of Home

    Slow-Cooked Smokies

    I like to include these little smokies smothered in barbecue sauce on all my appetizer tables since they’re popular with both children and adults. —Sundra Hauck, Bogalusa, Louisiana

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    Cheesy Chicken Taco Dip

    We're huge college football fans (go Irish!), and my chicken taco dip hasn't missed a season opener in many years. A slow cooker keeps the dip warm for the whole game—if it lasts that long! —Deanna Garretson, Yucaipa, California

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    Taste of Home

    Mini Teriyaki Turkey Sandwiches

    Preparing the pulled turkey in a delicious teriyaki sauce for these snack-size sandwiches is a breeze using a slow cooker. Serving them on lightly-toasted sweet dinner rolls is perfection made easy.—Amanda Hoop, Seaman, Ohio

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    Chipotle Ham ‘n’ Cheese Dip

    If you enjoy throwing dinner parties for friends, you can’t beat a convenient crock pot appetizer like this one. Who wants to be stuck in the kitchen? Just set the slow cooker on low and have fun visiting with guests. —Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri

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    Mexican Fondue

    A handful of items and a few moments of prep work are all you'll need for this festive fondue. Not only does it take advantage of canned goods and other convenience items, but the slow cooker does all the work. —Nella Parker, Hersey, Michigan

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    Taste of Home

    Slow-Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip

    This rich and creamy dip is perfect for special occasions. It tastes especially good when served warm with crackers. The red onion adds flavor and color. —Diane Morrison, Bradford, Pennsylvania

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    Peppered Meatballs

    Plenty of ground pepper gives these saucy meatballs their irresistible zest. They're so hearty, I sometimes serve them over noodles as a main course. —Darla Schroeder, Stanley, North Dakota

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    Caribbean Chipotle Pork Sliders

    Our favorite pulled pork sliders combine the heat of chipotle peppers with a cool tropical coleslaw. The robust flavors make these a big hit with guests. —Kadija Bridgewater, Boca Raton, Florida

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    Originally Published: January 04, 2022

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    Laura Denby

    Laura is a New York-based freelance food writer with a degree in Culinary Arts from the Institute of Culinary Education and a degree in Journalism from Penn State. Her work has appeared in Taste of Home, Chowhound, the Culture Trip and Patch.

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