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17 Genius Ways To Use Your Crockpot For Thanksgiving

Because saving oven space is paramount!

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1. Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole

Only 6 ingredients -- all in your slow cooker!
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Only 6 ingredients -- all in your slow cooker!

2. Crockpot Sweet Potato Casserole

A delicious sweet potato casserole with pecans all made in the slow cooker.
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A delicious sweet potato casserole with pecans all made in the slow cooker.

3. Slow Cooker Sausage Herb Stuffing

This classic sausage stuffing is flavored with basil, thyme, and sage adding such amazing flavor. Made right in your slow cooker it frees up your oven and makes it easy to transport.
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This classic sausage stuffing is flavored with basil, thyme, and sage adding such amazing flavor. Made right in your slow cooker it frees up your oven and makes it easy to transport.

4. Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce

This slow cooker cranberry sauce could not be easier! Plus it's super tasty and easy to customize with your desired kind and amount of sweetener.
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This slow cooker cranberry sauce could not be easier! Plus it's super tasty and easy to customize with your desired kind and amount of sweetener.

5. Slow Cooker Glazed Ham

So you could have ham AND turkey for the big day! Turkey in the oven while ham is slow cooking in the crockpot!
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So you could have ham AND turkey for the big day! Turkey in the oven while ham is slow cooking in the crockpot!

6. Crockpot Double Mashed Potatoes

Now you can make TWO side dishes in ONE crockpot - mashed sweet and regular potatoes. Or mix them together for a super special Thanksgiving side dish!
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Now you can make TWO side dishes in ONE crockpot - mashed sweet and regular potatoes. Or mix them together for a super special Thanksgiving side dish!

7. Slow Cooker Brown Butter Carrots

These sweet tender carrots get a boost from one of the greatest ingredients of all time: brown butter.
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These sweet tender carrots get a boost from one of the greatest ingredients of all time: brown butter.

8. Slow Cooker Apple Cider

Because every Thanksgiving celebration needs a delicious beverage.
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Because every Thanksgiving celebration needs a delicious beverage.

9. Slow Cooker 4 Cheese Macaroni

Easy, creamy, Slow Cooker 4 Cheese Macaroni – a fun twist on an old classic made right in your crockpot!
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Easy, creamy, Slow Cooker 4 Cheese Macaroni – a fun twist on an old classic made right in your crockpot!

10. Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast with easy gravy requires just 10 minutes prep time and doesn’t take up valuable space in your oven on Thanksgiving! Plus it’s extra tender and moist, it’s a win-win!!
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Slow Cooker Turkey Breast with easy gravy requires just 10 minutes prep time and doesn’t take up valuable space in your oven on Thanksgiving! Plus it’s extra tender and moist, it’s a win-win!!

11. Crockpot Potatoes Au Gratin

A special prep secret keeps these potatoes from getting soggy and allows the crockpot to help them get crispy!
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A special prep secret keeps these potatoes from getting soggy and allows the crockpot to help them get crispy!

12. Slow Cooker Garlic Herb Mushrooms

The best and EASIEST way to make mushrooms – in a crockpot with garlic, herbs and of course, butter! Just 5 min prep!
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The best and EASIEST way to make mushrooms – in a crockpot with garlic, herbs and of course, butter! Just 5 min prep!

13. Slow-Cooker Balsamic-Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Vibrant slow-cooked brussels sprouts recipe that make the perfect side dish!
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Vibrant slow-cooked brussels sprouts recipe that make the perfect side dish!

14. Crockpot Pecan Pie

The super-sweet filling that is so characteristic of a pecan pie sets up perfectly and the pecans turn beautifully golden in color in the slow cooker.
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The super-sweet filling that is so characteristic of a pecan pie sets up perfectly and the pecans turn beautifully golden in color in the slow cooker.

15. Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Cake

This Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Cake is sure to quickly become a family favorite. Moist, delicious and so wonderfully easy to prepare!
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This Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Cake is sure to quickly become a family favorite. Moist, delicious and so wonderfully easy to prepare!

16. Slow Cooker Cinnamon Rolls

Because everything Thanksgiving celebration should start with a hearty breakfast that was simply prepared!
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Because everything Thanksgiving celebration should start with a hearty breakfast that was simply prepared!

17. Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

You want to have a full belly for all the kitchen prep that goes in to preparing Thanksgiving dinner. Start your morning with this hearty oatmeal!
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You want to have a full belly for all the kitchen prep that goes in to preparing Thanksgiving dinner. Start your morning with this hearty oatmeal!

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