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Katie (Katie)

About

I'm a stay at home mom of 2 beautiful little boys and the wife of a hot cop. I love cooking, reading, and playing with my boys.

Favorite Recipes

Donna’s Brownies

Donna’s brownies are a delicious alternative to the traditional baked goods.  You will choose the crock over the box any day after tasting these moist...

French Dip Sandwiches

Super yummy to our tummies! We couldn’t keep our hubbies out of the kitchen with this one! If you want a crowd pleaser, this is the sandwich for you!...

King Ranch Chicken

A yummy Texas favorite turned slow cookin’! I (Nicole) remember my mom making this for us often and thought “Why not try it out in the crock?”. We...

Pumpkin Bread

I love this delicious bread! I spread yummy honey butter on a slice for breakfast with a hot cup of coffee…and another slice at the end of the day for...

Lazy Lemon Delight

This is one of Jenna’s favorite desserts. It’s a scrumptious cross between lemon bars and a lemon cheesecake. If you love either of those desserts,...

Cheddar Mac

The Ultimate Comfort Food! You’ll be ditching the boxed version for good the minute this hits your mouth.

Chicken in a Hurry

Yes, indeed. This slow cooker recipe surely does live it up its name! (so it’s maybe not in a hurry, but you can prepare it fast and cook it slow!) Used...

Angel Chicken

When we took our first bite of Kari’s creation, we had one word: Heavenly!
Submitted by Kari Routledge

Used 6-quart slow cooker

Easy Corn on the Cob

Finally! Mouthwatering corn on the cob without dealing with a huge pot of boiling water!

Chicken Spaghetti

This has been a favorite of mine since childhood, and is one of my go-to recipes when I am feeding guests! Comfort food at its best! Serve with garlic bread...

Brown Sugar Chicken

Brown Sugar Chicken – tasty and easy to make

Chicken Tortellini Stew

This is a recipe I just threw together one night. Now it has become a family favorite!!

Low Fat Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

This is a very quick and easy dish to prepare because you don't have to cook the noodles ahead of time!

Cilantro Lime Chicken

Juicy chicken with a little cilantro lime kick!

New Year’s White Chicken Chili

Whether you’re ringing in the year or (finally) resolving to spend more hours with your loved ones and less hours in the kitchen, this is the go-to bowl for...

Beer Sugar Ham

Save oven space and make this delicious ham in the slow cooker, ready in just 4 hours y'all!

Spinach Gorgonzola Cheese Bread

This bread is just so good and so easy to make!!

Rich Hot Chocolate

There is nothing quite like a warm cup of hot chocolate. Make this rich and delicious recipe in your slow cooker and keep it warm all evening long.

Stuffed Pepper Soup

A slightly spicy alternative to stuffed peppers. I combined a few ideas from other recipes and added a few of my own.

The Ultimate Savory Pot Roast w/ Gravy

The best savory pot roast recipe!

Corn-Mac with Bacon

This is a favorite anytime of year, we use it as a simple side during grilling season and have added to our holiday menu.

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

3 lbs. small red potatoes, diced, 5 garlic cloves, minced, 1 onion, diced , 2 tablespoons olive oil, 2/3 cup water , 1 cup cream cheese with onions and chives,...

Pumpkin Crumb Cake

This is great as a dessert with vanilla ice-cream or even with your coffee in the morning!

Cinco de Queso

Add a little kick to your next party! I've been told this spicy queso taste a lot like the skillet queso you get at Chili's. It's delish!

Crockin’ Corn Casserole

This creamy corn dish will leave you lickin' your lips it's so sweet and yummy! It's perfect for Thanksgiving side or any time of year.

Big Mama’s Broccoli Rice Casserole

Taking an old family favorite and making it in the slow cooker y’all! My great grandma, “Big Mama”, taught the women in our family how to get...

Simply Sweet Potatoes

This traditional Thanksgiving dish is by far one of our favorites! Use your slow cooker to do most of the cookin' while the Turkey is roasting in the oven.

Tiffany’s Kickin’ Black Bean Soup

This soup is a great mix between a vegan chili and black bean soup! Serve over cooked brown rice or brown penne pasta for an even heartier meal! Even my...

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

A delicious take on chicken tortilla soup ready in just three hours and easily made from frozen ingredients!

Italian Fondue

A quick, delicious recipe that serves a crowd!

Yummalicious Gameday Dip

Super easy and quick dip. Great for game day and only a few ingredients!

Triple Chocolate Mess

Great chocolate dessert served with ice-cream.

hot sausage and cheese dip

a warm cheesy chip dip with a lot of goodness.

Green Chile Chicken

Enjoy a little spice with your chicken dinner.

Crockin Beef Burgundy

Delicious dinner that your family and friends will think kept you in the kitchen all day, they'll never guess it only took 4 ingredients to make!

Kari’s Crockin’ Holiday Applesauce

Yummy applesauce that freezes well and looks adorable in jars as holiday gifts.

Sweet Potato Stuffing

With this stuffing made in the crockpot, you'll be sure to have plenty to feed everyone at a family gathering

Wassail

This festive hot mulled cider will fill your home with a holiday aroma all winter long.

Chunky Chili

Easy red chili recipe, serve with sour cream, shredded cheese or whatever toppings you like!

Mulled Wine

Hot, delicious mulled wine with just a bit of cider to sweeten it up. I highly recommend using a metal ladle and decorating your slow cooker in a festive...

cheesy mashed potatoes

Mashed potatoes with carrots and cheese

Crocked Stuffing

This stuffing is so yummy and great to take to a family dinner. Everyone will love it. It tastes just like it was cooked in the turkey!

Fruit Stollen Bread Pudding

Tastier version of Fruit Stollen in bread pudding form!

Fall Chicken Chili

Tomato base chili with chicken and white beans that is sure to warm you up!!

Creamy Tomato Soup

It feels like fall! We finally got a taste of cool weather this weekend and needed a taste of creamy tomato soup- one of our all time favorites! And...

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Serve this fruit favorite at your next party or get together and everyone will be asking, “You made this in the slow cooker?”. You can tell them,...

Mud Pie

Don’t come between Nicole and her mud pie – this was a constant craving during her pregnancy so naturally she converted the favorite recipe for the...

Dad’s Swiss Steak

A melt in your mouth steak with a tomato mushroom sauce! My father, who is no longer with us loved swiss steak, In honor of him, I created this easy recipe...

Crockin’ Chicken Noodle Soup

Nothing beats a Crock full of classic chicken noodle soup, feel free to add all of the hearty veggies you want!

Taquito Enchilada Casserole

Frozen chicken corn taquitos, Cream of mushroom, Diced tomatoes, Green chiles, Sour cream, and Shredded "mexican blend" cheese

All day brisket

So what if it’s raining have barbecue anyway with my wonderful smokey barbecued brisket. Use a second crock pot to make baked potatoes and add salad and...

Alfredo Sauce

A light and easy alfredo sauce that you can pour over fettucini noodles, easily add chicken (just increase your crockin' time), or use as a yummy dip!

Simply Tasty Chicken

Desperate times call for…CROCKIN’! When my kitchen was in shambles after getting the urge to paint my cabinets, I crocked up this meal for the...

Georgia Lowcountry Boil

Have to use a 7 qt show cooker for this one. This is so easy and we love this dish in Georgia.

Cherry Cream Cobbler

This is a really good and quick dessert. can change the pie filling to Bluebery if you like

Gran’s Glazed Cocktail Smokies

Little Smokies in a wonderful Apricot Honey Mustard sauce. So good. The crowd will keep coming back for more with this one

Hickory Smoked Brisket

Is summer already coming to an end? Labor Day weekend marks the closing of summer, but to help soften the blow we are crockin’ up some yummy dishes for...

BBQ Brisket

Brisket which is prepped with a dry rub and then cooked in a delicious sauce!

Corn Mac and Cheese

Delicious spin on mac and cheese

Slow Cooker beef stew

My family favorite! We love this on cooler nights. Very hardy and filling!!

Beef Broccoli

Super easy Asian recipe.

Roasted Chicken

An easy roasted chicken better than the ones you pick up in the grocery store!

Grandma Jan’s Sweet Chili

Given to me by a very great family friend…this is a very versatile chili that is great for a quick throw together meal or awesome with corn tortilla...

Vegetarian Baked Potato Soup

A vegetarian version of the Loaded Baked Potato Soup. Great if you have a budding vegetarian or someone with dairy allergies in your family.

Everything but the Kitchen Sink Vegetable Soup

My mama's recipe and what I like to call 'everything but the kitchen sink' vegetable soup

Nana’s Sloppy Joes

This is an easy dish that the kids really love for after school!

Stacked Enchilada Dinner

Sooo easy and fast. I cook this in a smaller round Crock-Pot® so recipe may need to be doubled for a bigger one.

Gold Medal Ribs

Rack of baby back ribs, halved, Capfuls of season-all, Onion, cut into chunks or sliced, Corn on the cob, halved, Small bag of baby carrots, and New...

Squash Casserole

This delicious side is not only great for the holidays, but accompanies any main meal. Feel free to add chicken, and it can be your complete dinner! Used...

BBQ Brisket

This Slow Cooker Brisket is prepped with a dry rub and then cooked in a delicious sauce!

Freshly Baked Artisan Bread

The bread dough recipe comes from “Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day.” The idea to crock it came from a blog I ran across. Amazing, but it works...

Maple Sausage Queso

A great twist to queso – the maple sausage and corn really change the flavor and the beans are yummy too! Just won 1st place at a summer pot luck and a...

Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken enchiladas are an easy meal when made in the slow cooker.  Simply place all ingredients together and cook on low all day, and come home to a...

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Used 6-quart slow cooker

Tilapia with Garlic Cream Sauce and Asparagus

Tilapia with Garlic Cream Sauce and Asparagus – easy seafood dish in the slow cooker

Fudge Brownies

So moist and chocolately, once you taste these little gems, you'll never bake brownies in the oven again!

Used 6-quart slow cooker

Apple Crisp

You'll love our updated twist on this old-fashioned favorite, which pairs perfectly with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Used 6-quart slow cooker

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup

Homemade cream of chicken soup, healthy alternative to processed cream of chicken soup, simple ingredients, healthy soup

Nicole’s Corn Chowder

Kick-start your day with this fun and filling corn chowder. Such an easy recipe for a great lunch!

Crab Dip

Pair this with brimming bowlfuls of your favorite crackers and watch it disappear in record time.

Soda Ham

This ham is perfect for any holiday with family and friends!

London Broil

London Broil – easy to make dinner

Chicken Marsala

Delicious Chicken Marsala

Chicken Penne Cacciatore

Submitted by: Teresa Brown

Thankful Fiesta Soup

Wondering what to do with that leftover turkey? We thought it would be yummy to put together a turkey soup instead of eating leftovers for days! With small...

Granola

We also have kiddos that love to snack on crunchy treats so we came up with the granola as something tasty that can be served as a snack or as a topper for...

Jenna’s Chicken Tortilla Soup

I LOVE Chicken Tortilla Soup. It is my favorite soup ever and I just had to come up with my own recipe for it! I loved the idea of not cooking the chicken...

Lemon Pepper Tilapia with Asparagus

Date night in? This dish is both delicious and healthy! Tilapia is a staple meal around here, so luckily it is VERY slow cooker friendly! Here are two...

Cheesy Potato Soup

Cheesy Potato Soup - delicious soup for any time of the year

Sweet Potato Casserole

We used a 6-quart slow cooker, but any size from 5-7 quart will work!

Apple Butter

Apple Butter – Simple recipe to make in the slow cooker

Easy Applesauce

Easy Applesauce – Homemade applesauce is a delicious and healthy snack for the entire family!

Spiced Cider

This drink will warm up a holiday party or any cold day!

Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon – An easy to make meal

Hungry Chick Chunky Soup

Hungry chick chunky soup is a delicious hearty soup for everyone, filled with vegetables and lean chicken this soup is a healthy choice for those cold days.

Easy and Delicious Beef Stew

Easy and Delicious Beef Stew – A simple and delicious way to make beef stew.

BBQ Chicken

Zesty and easy BBQ chicken!

Chuckwagon Beans

These beans are delicious and easy to fix!

Apple Cobbler

Apple Cobbler – Easy hassle free apple cobbler

Mexican Chocolate Bread Pudding

Mexican Chocolate Bread Pudding – A delicious dessert recipe for the slow cooker

Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup – A delicious recipe for the slow cooker

Chicken Parmesan

Saucy and delicious Italian crockin'

Prime Rib Pot Roast

Prime Rib Pot Roast – An easy and delicious recipe for the slow cooker

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas – Quick and easy creamy chicken enchiladas

Slow Cooked Roast

Slow Cooked Roast – A delicious recipe for the slow cooker

Mock Apple Pie

Mock Apple Pie – same delicious apple pie taste, half the hassle

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Candied Sweet Potatoes – Great and easy recipe

Cherry Cobbler

Cherry Cobbler  - Made easy in the slow cooker

Sweet Mama’s BBQ Chicken

Sweet Mama’s BBQ Chicken – A delicious recipe for the whole family!

Coke Roast

When we found this recipe we knew it would be a hit with our families… coke with a roast?!?! You bet! The roast turns out SO tender and falls apart when...

Stuffed Apples

These stuffed apples are a delicious and healthy dessert made with raisins and brown sugar!

Seafood Delight

Seafood Delight – A delicious combination of shrimp and crawfish in a slow cooker

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Bread Pudding – A tasty dessert for the slow cooker

Zucchini Cobbler

Zucchini Cobbler – Reciper made with slow cooker

Applesauce Cake

Applesauce Cake – A yummy dessert for the family

Shrimp Creole

Shrimp Creole – easy and delicious recipe for shrimp creole made in slow cooker

Slow Cooked Peach Cobbler

Slow Cooked Peach Cobbler – Delicious dessert for the whole family!

Pineapple Bread Pudding

Pineapple Bread Pudding – A delicious dessert made in a slow cooker

Slow Cooked Raspberry Fudgey Brownies

Slow Cooked Raspberry Fudgey Brownies – Very delicious dessert for the whole family!

Tequila Sunrise Spiced Shrimp Couscous

Before serving, fluff with a fork and fold in cilantro. Plate up with a quarter of a lime on the side of each serving.

Tapioca

Tapioca – homemade tapioca in the slow cooker

Cheesy Seafood Dip

Cheesy Seafood Dip – Delicious dip recipe

Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup – Great recipe for Italian wedding soup, made easy in the slow cooker

Party Mix

Part Mix – fun party mix recipe made easy in the slow cooker

Tuna Casserole

Tuna Casserole -Delicous recipe made with a slow cooker

Apple Cider

Leftovers can be stored in the fridge and reheated the next day. This is a must have every Thanksgiving and Christmas in our home, but makes a perfect hot...

Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate – Cook hot chocolate in the slow cooker for a delicious treat on those cold days

Mulled Cranberry Tea

Mulled Cranberry Tea – A delicious drink great for making in the slow cooker

Chocolate Fix

Chocolate Fix – Get your chocolate fix with this delicious recipe for the slow cooker!

Chocolate Lava Cake

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this rave-worth dessert, which bursts with chocolatey goodness.

Blueberry Cobbler

It will still be very warm after 30 minutes. Double for a 5 quart slow cooker. To double for the 5 quart, pinches become 1/4 teaspoons.

Triple Chocolate Cake

Triple Chocolate Cake – Tasty cake recipe for the slow cooker

Shiner Bock BBQ Sauce

Shiner Bock BBQ Sauce – A tasty recipe for BBQ Sauce

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Broccoli Cheese Soup – Easy homemade broccoli cheese soup recipe

Best Dip in the World

Best Dip in the World – A tasty dip that’s great for entertaining

Shrimp Jambalaya

Shrimp Jambalaya – Great recipe for shrimp jambalaya

Chocolate Fondue

A huge hit at any gathering and super easy to make. I use a very small slow cooker I think it's 1 quart size for this.

Slow Cooked Berry Cobbler

Slow Cooked Berry Cobbler - A tasty recipe for the slow cooker.

Slow Cooked Dressing

Here is a real oven space saver at Thanksgiving!

Addictive! Queso

Addictive! Queso - A delicious and easy to make recipe.

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup - A delicious recipe for the slow cooker.

Vegetable Minestrone

Vegetable Minestrone

White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

Red Pepper Pesto Dip

Red Pepper Pesto Dip

Creamy Artichoke Parmesan Dip

Creamy Artichoke Parmesan Dip

Fruit Dump Dessert

Fruit Dump Dessert

Texas Chili

Texas Chili

Salmon Bake

Salmon Bake

Broccoli Casserole

Broccoli Casserole – such an easy side in the slow cooker

Taco Soup 3

Submitted by Erin Milgrim