Food·Posted on Feb 4, 201321 Surprising Things You Can Make In A Slow CookerNo shade on chili and pulled pork, but slow cookers can make way more than that.by Rachel SandersBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Chris Ritter 1. Steel-Cut Oatmeal chow.com Steel-cut oats make the mother of all oatmeals, but they take way longer to cook than the rolled kind. A slow cooker means you can let them do their thing overnight and have breakfast ready to go in the morning. Recipe here. 2. Pear-Ginger Applesauce cookincanuck.com Get the recipe here. 3. Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal weelicious.com Get the recipe here. 4. Apple Butter mybakingaddiction.com Slow-cooking is a good way to get intense appley flavor. Makes a cute gift! Recipe here. 5. Make-Ahead Apple Pie Oatmeal kalynskitchen.com Any kind of breakfast with "pie" in the name seems like a good thing. Recipe here. 6. Apple Butter Yeast Rolls aspicyperspective.com A slow cooker is a handy set-it-and-forget-it way to make bread when you're busy with other stuff. Recipe here. 7. Bacon Jam marthastewart.com WHAT IS THIS? LET'S MAKE IT. Recipe here. 8. Black Bean Enchiladas thekitchn.com Get the recipe here. 9. Pho (Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup) steamykitchen.com This takes some assembly work, but it's the BEST kind of soup to warm you up in the winter. Recipe here. 10. Sausage Lasagna marthastewart.com You can layer the whole thing right into the slow cooker. Recipe here. 11. French Onion Soup dashingdish.com CHEESE. Recipe here. 12. Chicken Stock leitesculinaria.com Making stock in a slow cooker is brilliant: You can let it simmer low and slooow unattended, which is how stock becomes delicious, without worrying about setting your house on fire. Recipe here. 13. Loaded Baked Potatoes marthastewart.com Let your taters bake while you're at work. Recipe here. 14. Mac & Cheese fakeginger.com Get the recipe here. 15. Chocolate And Nutella Bread Pudding theperfectpantry.com Important. Recipe here. 16. Caramel Apple Crumble howsweeteats.com Get the recipe here. 17. Chocolate Fondue foodnetwork.com This is a smartypants way to melt chocolate and keep it warm whilst dipping without having it burn or freak out and get weird. Recipe here. 18. Poached Pears In Caramel Sauce theperfectpantry.com Easy, terror-free caramel (with ginger fo extra excitement) is something we can all get behind. Get the recipe here. 19. Triple Chocolate Brownies marthastewart.com Oven, schmoven. Get the recipe here. 20. Peach Cobbler bettycrocker.com Get the recipe here. 21. Brownie Pudding Cake framedcooks.com For the semi-homemade enthusiasts out there: cake mix + instant pudding = love in a jar. Get the recipe here.