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50 Fall Slow Cooker Recipes for a Crowd

Cozy up with these easy and delicious dinner, drink and appetizer recipes just in time for autumn entertaining.

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Slow Cooker Dishes to Savor

We're convinced that slow cookers and autumn were made for each other. There's nothing quite like coming home on a chilly fall day to the warm, delicious scent of apple cobbler or a savory stew — both of which you can easily whip up in the slow cooker. Browse our list of 50 soul-warming sips, sides, sandwiches and more that are a breeze to make and will feed a crowd. First up? This delicious pumpkin butter (find the recipe in the next slide.)

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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter

Embrace the flavors of fall with our sweet, spread-on-anything pumpkin butter. The slow cooker recipe will envelop your home in a spicy-sweet autumnal fragrance and deliver mouth-watering results with every batch. Make it at home with canned pumpkin puree, apple juice, brown sugar, vanilla extract and pumpkin pie spice. Find a step-by-step tutorial, ingredient list and measurements in the link below.

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Turkey Chili

Hearty and heart-warming, this slow cooker turkey chili deserves a spot on your weekly rotation this fall. The Food Network recipe combines ground turkey with pinto beans, fire-roasted tomatoes, onion, garlic and spices aplenty. Garnish with shredded cheddar, sour cream and kicky jalapeno, then serve with crushed tortilla chips.

GET THE RECIPE: Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

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Georgia Pulled Pork Barbecue

Barbecue pork sandwiches are a failproof fan favorite at football tailgate parties. These slow cooker Georgia pulled pork barbecue sandwiches are steeped and smothered with southern flavor, guaranteed to earn you MVP at the next game day potluck.

GET THE RECIPE: Slow Cooker Georgia Pulled Pork Barbecue

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