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18 Best Christmas Crockpot Recipes (2024)

18 Best Christmas Crockpot Recipes (2024)

Christmas is just around the corner and it’s time to start planning your holiday feast. While traditional Christmas dinners often involve hours of cooking in the kitchen, why not make things easier this year by using your crockpot?

Crockpots are a great way to prepare delicious meals with minimal effort, leaving you with more time to spend with family and friends. In this article, we have compiled 18 of the best Christmas crockpot recipes that are sure to impress your loved ones and make your holiday season a little less hectic.

1. Slow Cooker Honey Glazed Ham by Togetherasfamily

Start off your Christmas feast with this mouth-watering honey glazed ham cooked in the crockpot. The combination of sweet and savory flavors will have everyone asking for seconds. Plus, the slow cooker helps keep the ham juicy and tender.

2. Crockpot Bacon-Wrapped Chicken by Paleo

This is not your average chicken dish. The bacon adds a delicious smoky flavor to the chicken, making it perfect for a holiday meal. Serve with your favorite side dishes and enjoy!

3. Slow Cooker Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes by Christina

No Christmas dinner is complete without mashed potatoes. And this crockpot recipe makes it even easier to have creamy and flavorful mashed potatoes on your table. Simply add all the ingredients to the slow cooker and let it do its magic.

4. Crockpot Cranberry Orange Chicken by Blair

For a festive twist on a classic chicken dish, try this crockpot cranberry orange chicken. The tangy and sweet flavors of cranberry and orange pair perfectly with tender chicken breasts. This is definitely a crowd-pleaser.

5. Slow Cooker Beef Stew by Natasha

A hearty beef stew is the ultimate comfort food during the winter season. This crockpot version is packed with tender beef, vegetables, and rich flavors that will warm your soul on Christmas day.

6. Crockpot Sweet & Sour Meatballs by Sara

These sweet and tangy meatballs make for a great appetizer or main dish at your Christmas dinner. And the best part? They can be made in the crockpot, leaving you with less mess and more time to enjoy the festivities.

7. Slow Cooker Apple Cider Glazed Ham by Crockpotladies

If you’re looking for a twist on the traditional honey glazed ham, this apple cider glazed version is a must-try. The combination of sweet and tangy flavors will have your taste buds singing.

8. Crockpot Creamy Corn Chowder by Holly

Warm up on a cold Christmas day with this creamy and comforting corn chowder. The crockpot makes it easy to have delicious soup ready for your holiday meal without having to constantly monitor it.

9. Slow Cooker Garlic Rosemary Turkey Breast by Wholesomeyum

For a smaller Christmas gathering, this slow cooker garlic rosemary turkey breast is perfect. It’s tender, flavorful, and much easier to cook than a whole turkey.

10. Crockpot Glazed Carrots by Sara

Add some color to your Christmas dinner with these glazed carrots cooked in the crockpot. They are perfectly sweet and make for a great side dish.

11. Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon by Stella

Impress your guests with this classic French dish made in the crockpot. The slow cooking process allows the beef to become extremely tender and the flavors to develop beautifully.

12. Crockpot Creamed Corn by Barefeetinthekitchen.com

Creamed corn is a classic side dish for holiday meals and this crockpot version makes it even easier to prepare. Just throw all the ingredients in the slow cooker and let it do its thing while you focus on other dishes.

13. Slow Cooker White Chocolate Peppermint Fudge by Kristy

For a sweet treat after your Christmas feast, try this indulgent white chocolate peppermint fudge made in the crockpot. It’s easy to make and will satisfy any sweet tooth.

14. Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip by Ali

A holiday party staple, this spinach artichoke dip is creamy, cheesy, and so easy to make in the crockpot. Serve with chips or crackers for a delicious appetizer.

15. Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Potatoes by Christin

These garlic parmesan potatoes are the perfect side dish for any holiday meal. The crockpot makes them extra creamy and flavorful, and they are sure to be a hit with everyone at the dinner table.

16. Crockpot Spiced Apple Cider by Linda

Warm up with a mug of spiced apple cider made in the crockpot. The combination of apples, spices, and citrus makes for a delicious and comforting drink on a cold Christmas day. Plus, your house will smell amazing.

17. Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole by Sarah

close up of green bean casserole with a spoon in it.No holiday meal is complete without green bean casserole. Save oven space by making this classic dish in the crockpot and let it cook while you focus on other dishes.

18. Crockpot Chocolate Lava Cake by Bettycooker

End your Christmas dinner on a sweet note with this decadent chocolate lava cake made in the crockpot. It’s easy to make and will impress your guests.

We hope these crockpot recipes will make your Christmas dinner planning a little easier and more delicious. From appetizers to desserts, the slow cooker can be your secret weapon for a stress-free holiday meal. Happy cooking!