Recipes: Sides

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...

Sweet Green Beans

These green beans will have everyone coming back for seconds. Not only are they great for pairing with any main meal, but your kids will think they are eating...

“Baked” Garlic Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes sprinkled with Olive oil and garlic powder (or minced garlic) and "baked" in crock.

Cheddar Mac

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

Spaghetti Sauce

Submitted by Kelly Teeter

Used 6-quart slow cooker

Party Potatoes

Get ready for raves. These stellar spuds will be the life of your fiesta!

Submitted by Melissa Casey

Used 6-quart slow cooker

Delicious Beans

A delicious pot of pinto beans that will feed a large group of people and great with a pan of cornbread and a large slice of onion. Recipe can be adjusted to...

Crockin’ Cornbread

This adaptable bread teams up beautifully with just about any of our main-dish meals.

Easy Corn on the Cob

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

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!

Peppie’s 7 Layer Salad

This recipe is a family favorite year round in our house, but the fact that it is a refrigerated, light, crisp salad just makes me think of summer time! If you...

Spinach Gorgonzola Cheese Bread

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

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,...

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’ 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.

Candied apples

Apple sauce with zing. Makes a great gift!

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

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!

Beans ‘N Kielbasa

This is a new way to cook the old southern favorite beans and cornbread. Instead of using ham as flavoring, I use Kielbasa. I like serving this with meatless...

Nana’s Mexican Corn Bread

This was a recipe my Mom cooked in the oven and we changed some things around for the crock pot. Never any left when I carry it to family functions.

Pinto Beans

Pinto beans

Hash Brown Au Gratin

These Potatoes are great with Hamburgers or hot dogs are any main dish. My family loves this side.

Loaded Hash Browns

This is so creamy and good. super easy to make

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!

Buttermilk Ranch Potatoes

This is a great receipe that my family has used for years my Aunt always brought this to family gatherings.

Crockpot Creamy Hash Brown Pototoes

This is wonderful with hot dogs, or hamburgers or any beef meal very easy and taste wonderful

Cabbage and Tomatoes

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...

Corn Mac and Cheese

Delicious spin on mac and cheese

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...

Spicy Chicken Mac-n-Cheese

Comfort food with a kick!

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup

Easy homemade cream of chicken soup is made with chicken broth, milk, flour, and salt to taste.  Use this healthy homemade option over store bought.

Crockin’ Carrots

Crockin’ Carrots make a great side dish for any feast.  They are made of whole carrots, thyme, rosemary, oil & vinegar, and brown sugar. Yummy...

Green Beans and New Potatoes

Green beans and new potatoes make the best side dish to any feast, and this slow cooked side dish is easy to make. Slow cooker side dishes for entertaining.

Barbecue Green Beans

Barbecue Green Beans – so good they’ll come back for seconds!

Marinated Mushrooms plus Cream of Mushroom Soup

My husband is not real fond of mushrooms, but he loves these! He is even less fond of cream of mushroom soup, but eats three bowls of this soup every time we...

Sweet Potato Casserole

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

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Candied Sweet Potatoes – Great and easy recipe

Country Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

Country Scalloped Potatoes and Ham – easy to cook in slow sooker

Apple Butter

Apple Butter – Simple recipe to make in the slow cooker

Peach Butter

Peach Butter – Simple to make slow cooked butter

Easy Applesauce

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

Cheesy Cornbread Casserole

Your family will love this simple, savory side with any meal.

Chuckwagon Beans

These beans are delicious and easy to fix!

Stuffed Apples

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

Stuffed Cabbage with Cranberries

Stuffed Cabbage with Cranberries – A delicious recipe for the slow cooker

Hawaiian Meatballs

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

Relish

Relish – easy homemade slow cooker relish

Green Beans

Green Beans – slow cooked green beans

Texas Potatoes

Texas Potatoes – Texas potatoes make a great breakfast for the whole family!

Spaghetti Corn

Spaghetti Corn – Spaghetti corn is great in the slow cooker

Shiner Bock BBQ Sauce

Shiner Bock BBQ Sauce – A tasty recipe for BBQ Sauce

Calico Beans

Calico Beans – easy slow cooked calico beans

Southern Style Red Beans

Southern Style Red Beans – A tasty recipe for the slow cooker

Cinnamon Candy Applesauce

Cinnamon Candy Applesauce – A tasty dessert for the whole family!

Taco Soup

I will often prepare it just before bed the night before and cook it overnight on low then, since my slow cooker warm setting keeps it at a safe temp, I...

Pinto Beans

Pinto Beans – Great and easy recipe for slow cooker pinto beans

Cabbage Rolls

This takes a lot of time to make, but it makes a lot. I freeze in batches using a vacuum sealer, then cook when desired. (I have like sized ingredients to save...

Charro Beans and Cornbread

  Charro Beans and Cornbread - A great recipe for the slow cooker.

Slow Cooked Mashed Potatoes

Great for doing ahead for holidays!

Slow Cooked Dressing

Here is a real oven space saver at Thanksgiving!

Chicken Dressing

Chicken Dressing – easy and homemade!

Creamed Corn

creamed corn made easy in the slow cooker

Texas Style Red Beans

Texas Style Red Beans - We're from Texas and we love us some red beans!

Slow Cooked Applesauce

Slow cooker applesauce: makes your house smell like HEAVEN--I once even snared the UPS man, who begged for a taste! (Not really a recipe so much as a guide)

Broccoli Casserole

Broccoli Casserole – such an easy side in the slow cooker

Baked Potatoes

Baked Potatoes- don't turn on that oven! Put them in the crock pot, sooo easy and your house stays nice and cool :)