Ahh, finally. \'Tis the season for cozy sweaters, spiced lattes, and warm, comforting fare. From soups and sips all the way to hearty, slow-roasted meats, these 20 recipes aim to harness all of your favorite fall flavors-right there in your slow cooker.
Real Food Whole Life
Nothing like tomato soup and a grilled cheese sandwich. Prepare this ultra-creamy slow cooker version in the morning, and then reconvene in the kitchen at the end of the day to enjoy this classic combo as a family.
Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Creamy Tomato Soup
Take everyone\'s fall favorite-slow-simmered chili-and throw in the hearty sweetness of pumpkin. It makes a great base for this blend of ground turkey, peppers, onion and garlic.
Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Pumpkin Turkey Chili
Gimme Some Oven
Apples are the darling of fall fruit, and making your own apple cider has never been easier. For a special occasion flair, try adding a shot of your favorite whiskey or dark rum.
Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Apple Cider
Crystal and Comp
This \"old reliable\" just got even more delicious. Topped with homemade whipped cream and sweet chocolate shavings, this slow cooker hot chocolate is a great way to cozy up for the evening.
Get the Recipe: Crockpot Hot Chocolate
Mom on Timeout
Steal one of Starbucks\' signature fall flavors with this cookie-inspired copycat-and let the sweet spice of gingerbread warm you up from the inside out.
Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Gingerbread Mocha
Your go-to pork chop recipe just got a makeover. The addition of butternut squash to spicy-sweet homemade applesauce makes this rendition an ideal side for the autumn months.
Get the Recipe: Crock Pot Butternut Squash Applesauce
Life Made Sweeter
Cornbread was practically made for hearty cool-weather soups and stews-and this version offers up a subtle, distinctly autumn flavor, courtesy of butternut squash.
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Sweet potatoes, butternut squash and carrots lend this soup its gorgeous autumn hue. Vegan, creamy, easy to make, and just the ticket on a chilly day.
Get the Recipe: Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato, & Carrot Soup
Here, the addition of beer makes for an extra-tender brisket-and spicy sweet potatoes make for the perfect finishing touch. It\'s an entire meal in one go.
Get the Recipe: Chipotle Brisket with Sweet Potatoes
This dessert is (almost!) too good to be true-not only does it have a Golden Oreo crust and delicious pumpkin and caramel flavors, it\'s also made super-easy thanks to the use of a slow cooker.
Get the Recipe: Crockpot Browned Butter Pumpkin Cheesecake
Preparing this classic fall vegetable is so much easier than it looks. Simply slice, add to your slow cooker with liquid and seasonings, and go about your day! These babies will be ready in a few hours.
Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Rosemary Acorn Squash
Fall is the time to reintroduce heavier fare into the rotation-and a great time to explore new flavors, like wild game. This braised rabbit recipe makes for a delicate and decidedly unexpected main dish for your next cool-weather gathering.
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We can\'t get enough of sweet potatoes, especially when they\'re this easy! The addition of cream, butter and sage makes these simply addictive.
Get the Recipe: Crockpot Savory Buttery Sage Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Simple Food 365
When the weather turns colder, residents of New England turn to these savory baked beans for a quick warm-up. You can easily recreate this classic-or reinvent your own favorite-with minimal fuss, thanks to slow cookers everywhere.
Get the Recipe: Classic Baked Beans
Always avoided cooking a whole chicken because you thought it wasn\'t worth the trouble? This whole chicken in a slow cooker is nearly effortless-and a great starting point for a number of super-satisfying dinners.
Get the Recipe: Crock Pot Whole Chicken
Amy in the Kitchen
Look no further for a great fall breakfast. Warm, filling and laced with a generous serving of cranberries and almonds, this oatmeal is ideal for crisp mornings.
Get the Recipe: Cranberry Orange Steel Cut Oatmeal
The Creative Bite
Stuffing isn\'t just for Thanksgiving-it makes a filling sidekick to a whole host of fall favorites. Thanks to the addition of dried cranberries, you can expect this version to be a bit on the sweeter side.
Get the Recipe: Crock Pot Cranberry Pecan Stuffing
Lau Sunday Cooks
You\'ll never look at a baked potato the same way again. Here, baked sweet potatoes are stuffed with juicy slow cooker pulled pork and drizzled with Jack Daniels Barbecue Sauce. What\'s not to like?
Get the Recipe: Smoked Pulled Pork Stuffed Jacket Sweet Potatoes
Harness the flavors of apple pie into this sweet, spreadable treat. It\'s the perfect complement to fresh baked bread, muffins, cornbread-or even paired with your favorite sharp cheeses.
Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Apple Butter
The Crumby Cupcake
Cranberry and apples really shine in this sweet, aromatic dessert-perfectly paired with hot coffee or tea on a crisp autumn day.
Get the Recipe: Cranberry Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding
Mix and match these beautiful brunch recipes, both savory and sweet, for a midday meal to remember.
Who ever said pie was just for dessert? These savory pie recipes are so good, you'll want pie for breakfast, lunch and dinner, too.
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