Psst! If you’re all about fall flavors and easy-peasy family meals, then this roundup of crock pot recipes is just for you. We’ve searched high and low for recipes that use your slow cooker and feature the best in autumn-y ingredients. From crock pot apple cider to a superb squash soup, flip through the slideshow below to see them all.
Crock Pot Pumpkin Butter
The perfect way to fall into autumn is with this pumpkin butter. It's super simple to whip up and is the very best schmear for muffins, croissants, toast, waffles, and more! Even better: the smell that will fill your home while this cooks is like insta-aromatherapy. Get the recipe from The View from Great Island.
Homemade Crockpot Apple Cider
Pop some apples and spices in the slow cooker in the morning, and by the time your family gets home from work and school, the whole house will be smelling like autumn. It couldn’t get any easier—or more tasty. Get the recipe from Baker Bettie.
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole
There’s no need to wait for Thanksgiving to bust out an amazing sweet potato casserole. This version is great for any day of the week—and it’s a bit healthier than usual, thanks to a secret ingredient. (It rhymes with schmapple …) Get the recipe from Kristine’s Kitchen Blog.
Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Cornbread
Ready for the best-ever cornbread? Since this version is made in the slow cooker, it comes out extra moist and just the right amount of sweet. You’ll set it, forget it, and absolutely love it. Did we mention it’s great for a crowd? Get the recipe from Life Made Sweeter.
Slow Cooker Apple and Maple Pulled Pork
Maple syrup is a fave fall flavor, but if it makes you think of breakfast then it’s time to shake things up with this delicious recipe. Maple syrup combines with pulled pork and the result is super yummy. Get the recipe from How To: Simplify.
Slow Cooker Pumpkin Apple Crisp
Need a super easy dessert? This one goes out to all those folks who love pumpkin and their slow cooker. It’s full of warm spices, sports both pumpkin and apples, and it’s even on the healthier side of the dessert spectrum. Get the recipe from Kristine’s Kitchen Blog.
Slow Cooker Rosemary Chicken with Butternut Squash
If you look up “homey” in the dictionary, you might find this exact slow cooker recipe. All you need to do is pop some chicken, butternut squash, and cream of chicken soup in the crock pot and you’re all set! Get the recipe from GI 365.
Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup
Everyone’s going to want to grab a spoon and slurp up this delish, fall-worthy soup. It’s got a hint of cinnamon, tons of squash flavor, and if you’re feeling adventurous, smoky chipotle peppers. You really can’t go wrong with this comfort food! Get the recipe from The Lemon Bowl.
Slow Cooker Pumpkin Monkey Bread
Round up your little monkeys, because they’re going to love this easy and delicious sweet bread! It’s loaded with cozy fall spices and uses your favorite refrigerated cinnamon roll dough. Whip it up in a snap and enjoy for breakfast, snacktime, or a decadent dessert. Get the recipe from Life Made Sweeter.
Spicy Pumpkin Chicken Corn Chowder
Add a little spice—and pumpkin—to your life! This chunky soup is super hearty and filling and just the thing to warm you up on an autumn day. Adjust the spice level to suit your family’s tastes and you’re ready for dinner! Get the recipe from Boulder Locavore.
Weekend Pumpkin Chili
Give your usual chili a fun fall upgrade! This recipe is a great way to get your pumpkin fix in a savory and hearty meal. Its stick-to-your-ribs goodness is just what your lazy weekend needs, so you should probably start simmering ASAP. Get the recipe from Little Spice Jar.
Pumpkin Overnight Oats
Start the day off right with these autumn-y overnight oats! They’re positively packed with pumpkin flavor (think: a whole can of pumpkin puree), along with lots of warm spices. Bonus points: Your house will smell heavenly when you wake up! Get the recipe from Well Plated.
What’s your favorite slow cooker recipe for fall? Share with us in a Comment below!
— Abigail Matsumoto