13 Recipes For People Who Think They Hate Slow Cookers

You might think the slow cooker isn’t your thing. But I have news for you: If you like brownies, or pulled pork, or cinnamon rolls, or CHEESY POTATOES, the slow cooker IS for you.

Here are 13 reasons to become one of those annoying slow cooker obsessives.

1. Cheesy bacon ranch potatoes are in the slow cooker’s wheelhouse. Also in my wheelhouse.

Cheesy bacon ranch potatoes are in the slow cooker's wheelhouse. Also in my wheelhouse.

Get the recipe here.

2. You can plan ahead by prepping entire meals and freezing them in a zip-top bag, so all you have to do is dump it all in and press start.

You can plan ahead by prepping entire meals and freezing them in a zip-top bag, so all you have to do is dump it all in and press start.

Get the directions for this and 5 other make-ahead crockpot meals here.

3. Heyyoooo, meatballs in the house. They’re great served straight from the slow cooker because they stay extra hot and saucy.

Heyyoooo, meatballs in the house. They're great served straight from the slow cooker because they stay extra hot and saucy.

Get the recipe for honey buffalo meatballs here.

4. Anything bacon-wrapped, like this pork loin, is perfect in the ol’ cooker.

Anything bacon-wrapped, like this pork loin, is perfect in the ol' cooker.

Get the recipe here.

5. Slow cookers encourage cream cheese in your soup.

Slow cookers encourage cream cheese in your soup.

Get the recipe for slow cooker cream cheese chicken chili here.

6. Gaze upon this honey-balsamic pulled pork and tell me you aren’t drooling.

Gaze upon this honey-balsamic pulled pork and tell me you aren't drooling.

Get the recipe here.

7. A slow cooker is great for cooking up homemade Chex Mix.

A slow cooker is great for cooking up homemade Chex Mix.

Get the recipe here.

8. Or stirring together some crack… er, I mean, buffalo chicken dip.

Or stirring together some crack... er, I mean, buffalo chicken dip.

Get the recipe here.

9. How about some s’mores brownies that are, wait for it….made in the slow cooker!

How about some s'mores brownies that are, wait for it....made in the slow cooker!

Yes, I will have three to five, please. Get the recipe here.

10. Or make a big batch of hot chocolate and spike it with NUTELLA. Serving size: one.

Or make a big batch of hot chocolate and spike it with NUTELLA. Serving size: one.

Get the recipe here.

11. ALERT! Even these pillowy cinnamon rolls can be made in a slow cooker!

ALERT! Even these pillowy cinnamon rolls can be made in a slow cooker!

Get the recipe for easy slow cooker cinnamon rolls here.

12. If you’ve ever had apple butter then you already know you should try making it in the slow cooker immediately.

If you've ever had apple butter then you already know you should try making it in the slow cooker immediately.

Get the recipe here.

13. You can even slow-mull cider in the slow cooker. Don’t forget to spike it with booze.

You can even slow-mull cider in the slow cooker. Don't forget to spike it with booze.

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Get the recipe here.

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