Recipes: Entertaining

Seasoned Whole Chicken with Veggies

Seasoned Whole Chicken with Veggies * This is so easy to throw together and cook while you’re prepping other dishes or just relaxing and visiting with...

Thanksgiving Sides

Crockin’ Cream Corn Although this is a new recipe in our holiday mix this year, it has that long time family favorite feel! Delicious, and it looks pretty...

Game Day Nachos

Game Day Nachos Entertaining is one of our favorite things! We love to have people gather around, have a good time, and top it all of with some yummy food! Now...

Pizzas and Pizza Soup

Pizza Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 pizza dough crust 1 container pizza sauce (We used Contadina Pizza Squeeze) 1-2 cups shredded cheese of choice (we used...

Italian Chicken Sandwiches

Italian Chicken Sandwiches This recipe is one of our favorite quick and easy slow cooker meals, especially when we are busy and don’t have much time to...

Shirley Temple Cake

Ingredients: 1 box French Vanilla Cake Mix 1 cup Sprite 3 eggs, slightly beaten 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup cherry juice 15 diced Maraschino cherries *1 jar...

Crockin’ Beans

This bean recipe is a long time family favorite in the Marwitz household. We hope you love it just as much as we do. Happy Crockin' Y'all!

Chicken & Spinach Pasta‏

Nothing hits the spot like a creamy pasta dish and this one is sure to please the whole family! Add a salad and dinner is complete- easy peasy!

Easter Favorites: Carrot Cake, Dyed Eggs, and Peep Kabobs

Carrot Cake * This cake is full of scrumptious flavors. The three hour cook time makes this recipe perfect for an afternoon luncheon....

Chicken Enchilada Pasta

Two of our favorite things: Mexican food and pasta, all in one fabulous recipe! Your family is sure to be asking for this dish many times over. Enjoy!

Tator Tot Casserole

This is a simple staple for our family. It is an easy “crowd pleaser” that I know I can fix and make our variety of tastes happy at the same time!...

Valentine’s Day Treats

Strawberry Delight Cake Ingredients: 1 box funfetti cake mix 1 can strawberry pie filling 3 eggs 1/3 cup milk Non-stick cooking spray Directions: Spray a 6...

All-American Slow Cooker Recipes

Used 6-quart slow cooker Seasoned Ribs Ingredients: 1 Rack of baby back ribs, halved 2-4 capfuls of season-all 1 Onion, cut into chunks or sliced Corn on the...

Jalapeno Pot Roast Street Tacos

Beef comes out so tender and the kiddos will love getting to pick their own toppings! Try the Game Day Chicken Tacos Too!...

Game Time Chicken Tacos

Chicken comes out juicy and tender, perfect for wrapping up in a corn or flour tortilla and topped with your favorite toppings! Some of ours are cilantro,...

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Who knew you could crock such a gourmet meal in the slow cooker?! You're sure to impress your family and guests with this one!

Mushroom and Onion Steak Dinner with Sweet Potatoes

Enjoy a romantic meal at home this Valentines Day

Championship Bean Dip

This is a crunch-tastic solution for serving a houseful of folks gathered to watch the big game.

Reynolds® Chicken Fajitas

This scrumptious Chicken Fajita slow cooker recipe from the Reynolds® Kitchen is the perfect recipe when you’re cookin’ for a crowd or party....

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Expect a herd of hungry eaters to dive into your slow cooker right after you lift off the lid.

Cheesy Bean Dip

This super simple bean dip is a great little addition to any party! I used to always make it in the oven, but I like that it stays warm in the slow cooker. ...

Beer Sugar Ham

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

Pecan Pie

Y'all will go nuts over this holiday classic, which crocks up beautifully!

Christmas Cinnamon Vanilla Scent

Fill your home with Christmas cheer with scents of the season using your slow cooker! We like to call to call this cinnamon vanilla mix Crock-Potpourri!

Chocolate Covered Marshmallows with Peppermint Sticks

Kids and adults alike, will love these giant-sized marshmallow treats coated with chocolate and sprinkles! Who doesn't love that combo?

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.

Chocolate Drizzled Rice Krispie Bars

These are the perfect holiday treats for gifts! The kids can help too.

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,...

Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole

Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole: 1 (28 ounce) package of frozen cut green beans 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 (16 ounce)...

Crockin’ Turkey

Save space in your oven and make this easy crockin' turkey!

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!

Dry Ice Smoke

Dry ice, Hot water, and Large non-plastic bowl

Hamburger Cheese Dip

This a great dip to take to a party and perfect for game day!

Crockin’ Chicken Salsa

This is a great game day dip, serve with tortilla chips.

Seasoned Ribs

Seasoned Ribs- great for summer or entertaining guests! Just pop them in the slow cooker and enjoy outside.

My Crock O’ Ribs

Have plenty of napkins on hand to catch the drips from these lip-smackin’ slow cooker rib delights.

Used 6-quart slow cooker

Grilling Tip for Carefree Entertaining

Grill hamburgers and/or hot dogs up to 3 hrs. before your party so you can spend time with your guests instead of sweating over a hot fire. Grilling ahead of...

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...

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Used 6-quart slow cooker

Crab Dip

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

Best BBQ Beef Sandwiches

Best BBQ Beef Sandwiches – A delicious and easy way to make the best BBQ beef sandwiches in the slow cooker.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip – A delicious recipe for the slow cooker

Barbeque Turkey Meatballs

Barbeque Turkey Meatballs – A delicious recipe for the slow cooker

Pizza Dip

This is a great, easy dip for entertaining, and your guests will love it!

Jimmy Dean Dip

Jimmy Dean Dip – A delicious and easy to make dip

Super Easy Chili Dip

This cheesy dip is a real crowd pleaser!

Easy Meatballs

Easy Meatballs – A simple way to make delicious meatballs

Slow Cooked French Dip

Slow Cooked French Dip – A delicious and simple way to make french dip

Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches – A delicious recipe for the slow cooker

Creamy Meatballs

Creamy Meatballs – An easy and delicious recipe for the slow cooker

Thanksgiving Feast

Used 6-quart slow cooker We thought this year we would definitely have a Crockin’ Thanksgiving, and these four slow cooking recipes sure turned out YUMMY!...

Halloween Recipes

Used 6-quart slow cooker Oooey, Gooey, Green and…. YUMMY! These Halloween recipes are sure to be a hit when served at a party or with your family!...

Game Day Snacks

It’s Game Time! Pee-Wee, Varsity, College, Pro, and every level in between, it’s that time of year again! Regardless of what sport you are watching (or NOT...

Bacon-Wrapped Apple BBQ Chicken

Bacon-Wrapped Apple BBQ Chicken – A tasty recipe for the whole family!

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Bread Pudding – A tasty dessert for the slow cooker

Applesauce Cake

Applesauce Cake – A yummy dessert for the family

Hawaiian Meatballs

Hawaiian Meatballs – A tasty recipe that brings a taste of the islands to you.

Chili Cheese Dogs

Chili Cheese Dogs – A delicous spin on the American classic

Slow Cooked Peach Cobbler

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

Cheesy Seafood Dip

Cheesy Seafood Dip – Delicious dip recipe

Party Mix

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

Hot Chocolate

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

Jalapeno Peppers

They are done when the skin of the jalapenos start to wilt and look wrinkly.
Serve hot or at room temperature. I like them best at room temperature.

Pepperoni Dip

Pepperoni Dip – Great pepperoni flavored dip for entertaining

Best Dip in the World

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

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.

Buffalo Chicken Hot Wing Dip

Usually it will still get a little crusty on top with time, so I usually stir occasionally throughout the party. Great dip for the upcoming football parties...

Slow Cooked Dressing

Here is a real oven space saver at Thanksgiving!

Buffalo Chicken Dip #2

Buffalo Chicken Dip #2 - A delicious and easy to make recipe.

Cheesy Bacon Dip

Cheesy Bacon Dip - A delicious and easy to make recipe.

BBQ Smokies

BBQ Smokies - A delicious and easy to make recipe.

Game Time Dip

Game Time Dip - A delicious and easy to make recipe.

Addictive! Queso

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

Mexican Fiesta Dip

Mexican Fiesta Dip

Red Pepper Pesto Dip

Red Pepper Pesto Dip

Sausage Cream Cheese Dip

Sausage Cream Cheese Dip

Hot Black Bean Dip

Hot Black Bean Dip

Texas Queso

Texas Queso

Creamy Artichoke Parmesan Dip

Creamy Artichoke Parmesan Dip

BBQ Boneless Ribs

BBQ Boneless Ribs

Slow Cooked Fajitas

Slow cooked Fajitas

Carnitas

This is super simple and really good.