Our 10 Most Popular Fall Slow Cooker Recipes

updated Oct 22, 2019
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Fall is all about hearty soups and stews, meaty roasts, warm drinks, and all the apple desserts. And there’s no easier way to make these seasonal favorites happen than by using your slow cooker. While it has a place in the kitchen all year long, the slow cooker does some of its best work throughout the fall. Don’t let the season pass you by without making these 10 favorites.

With a double dose of apples (cider and fresh fruit), this hearty stew is the most delicious way to get your fill of pork and apples this season. Just remember to serve it with a chunk of bread or egg noodles to mop up every last bit of sauce.

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Not only is your slow cooker the key to cooking the easiest ever batch of creamy mashed potatoes, but it will also keep everyone’s favorite side dish warm until dinner is ready.

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I fell in love with this stew after the first bite — both for its warm, gently spiced aroma and for its serious versatility. It’ll work with almost any vegetables you have on hand.

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After peeling and cutting the apples, the most this classic recipe asks of you is patience.

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Yes, you can even make this classic fall dessert — complete with crispy top — in the slow cooker. The secret to success is not closing the lid all the way.

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Mulling season is upon us, and everyone needs a good spiked mulled cider recipe up their sleeve to serve at a holiday party, or just because. Serve it up as is, or spike it with your booze of choice.

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This recipe calls for tomato sauce, but feel free to use a can of diced tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, or even a jar of salsa if that’s what you have in your pantry.

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Fall is simply not complete without a steamy bowl of potato soup. And to make this classic even easier, we’re pulling out the slow cooker and relying on just pantry staples.

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Pot roast is always a winning candidate for the slow cooker. And this version picks up lots of extra flavor from a vinegar and red wine marinade.

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While this recipe takes a bit longer than waiting in line at Starbucks, one sip will instantly remind you that these DIY PSLs are totally worth it.