25 Easy Crockpot Appetizers

Looking for simple snacks to make in your slow cooker on game day? Try these 25 easy crockpot appetizers that are the perfect crowd-pleasing recipes for the big game.

Chicken wing appetizers, little smokies, buffalo chicken dip and meatballs cooked in crockpot

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Recently, I shared some of the best game day snacks and appetizers and realized while making the list just how many of those delicious appetizers could be made in the crockpot which can be such a huge time-saver in the kitchen.

I know that when I’m hosting a party or gathering, it’s all about preparing easy no-fuss recipes and the slow cooker is the perfect way to achieve that. You simply add your ingredients to your crockpot and you can do other tasks while your appetizers cook. 

Not to mention it can save on oven space so you can prepare many different appetizers at once. Plus, a crockpot can keep your appetizers warm while you are enjoying the big game. Definitely a win-win in my book!

So, if you are looking for the best party snacks for game day, tailgating, potlucks, picnics, parties, and family gatherings, these 25 easy crockpot appetizers are for you.

Do you want to save even more time in the kitchen? Try these easy air fryer appetizer recipes that are perfect for game day:

25 Easy Crockpot Appetizers

These simple slow cooker appetizers are sure to be a hit with your guests at your next gathering. Find everything from party dips, meatball recipes, buffalo chicken recipes, and more.

Crockpot buffalo chicken dip in a white dish with green onions on top

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip- The Forked Spoon

This Crock Pot version of Buffalo Chicken Dip maintains the same creamy, cheesy, and delectable qualities as the beloved baked version favored by my readers. Crafted with tender shredded chicken, smooth ranch dressing, spicy hot sauce, and an abundance of cheese, this dip is not only simple to prepare but also convenient to transport. It’s the perfect addition to your next potluck or gathering, promising a crowd-pleasing treat!

Spinach artichoke dip in white bowl with round crackers circling it

Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip– Yum in the Kitchen

This rich and creamy Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip combines cream cheese, sour cream, garlic, spinach, artichoke hearts, and a blend of mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in your slow cooker for a mouthwatering treat. Perfect for game day or a cozy night in, this yummy dip pairs perfectly with tortilla chips or crunchy veggies, making it a must-have for your gatherings.

Queso dip in a speckled brown bowl with tomatoes on top with a tortilla chip

Crockpot Queso-Create Kid’s Club

Indulge in the ultimate crowd-pleaser with this irresistible Crockpot Queso featuring the creamy goodness of Velveeta, the zesty kick of diced tomatoes, and a blend of spices. Perfect for any gathering, this slow-cooked queso is a hassle-free delight that will have your guests coming back for more.

Slow cooker chili cheese dip in blue bowl sitting on a black plate with corn chips

Slow Cooker Chili Cheese Dip– Two Kids and a Coupon

Use your slow cooker to create this delicious and hearty dip that is a fabulous appetizer or even a side dish.

Buffalo chicken wings in white slow cooker

Slow Cooker Buffalo Wings- The Magical Slow Cooker

If you hate deep frying foods, try Slow Cooker Buffalo Wings instead! The slow cooker makes the hot wings tender, then pop them in the oven to make the classic crispy skin. Game day just got easier with this crock pot buffalo wings recipe.

Cranberry sweet and sour meatballs on white plate

Cranberry Sweet and Sour Meatballs– Swirls of Flavor

An easy recipe that starts with frozen meatballs, meatballs cook with just four more ingredients to make a saucy and flavorful appetizer.

Grape jelly bbq meatballs on white plate

Grape Jelly BBQ Meatballs– Amanda’s Easy Recipes

Grape Jelly BBQ Meatballs is a delicious dish that the entire family will enjoy. Tangy barbecue sauce, sweet jelly, and meatballs are cooked in a slow cooker.

meatballs and gravy with egg noodles on spoon

Crockpot Meatballs and Gravy- The Typical Mom

Crockpot meatballs and gravy is a great appetizer for a party. Homemade ground beef or use frozen meatballs to make this ultimate comfort food made in your slow cooker

Little smokies in crockpot

Slow Cooker Little Smokies– Simply Stacie

Whip up the best appetizer for game day or any party with these Slow Cooker Little Smokies, effortlessly cooked in a Crockpot with a savory-sweet sauce. These juicy cocktail weenies are a quick and simple snack, perfect for serving with a honey mustard dipping sauce that elevates every bite.

Kielbasa appetizer on a black plate

Slow Cooker Kielbasa Appetizer– Food Meanderings

This delicious Slow Cooker Kielbasa Appetizer is both tasty and effortless! Simply toss all the ingredients into the slow cooker and let it do the work. It’s the ideal appetizer for game days, parties, or any potluck throughout the year.

Olives in slow cooker

Slow Cooker Marinated Olives– Flavorful Eats

Made with a trio of olives, herbs, garlic, and lemon, these tasty slow-cooker marinated olives are the perfect appetizer! Excellent served warm right out of the slow cooker!

Ranch flavored corn chips on white plate

Slow Cooker Cowboy Ranch Corn Chips- Pam’s Daily Dish

Everyone loves these chips that only have 4 ingredients. Your slow cooker does all the work in just under 2 hours.

pork sliders with barbecue sauce

More Crockpot Appetizers to Try

Here are a few family favorite crockpot appetizers that we love. Find everything from crockpot Mississippi chicken sliders to slow cooker chicken enchilada dip. Deliciously simple recipes that are sure to impress your guests at your next party.

Slow Cooker Chex Mix- Gimme Some Oven

Slow Cooker Firecracker Chicken Meatballs– Chef Savvy

Hawaiian Meatballs- Tastes Better From Scratch

BBQ Crockpot Chicken Wings– Fit Foodie Finds

Slow Cooker Honey Soy Chicken Wings– Sweet C’s

Crockpot Mississippi Chicken Sliders– A Southern Soul

BBQ Chicken Sliders in Crockpot-Yellow Bliss Road

Crockpot Pulled Pork Sliders- Amanda Cooks and Styles

Crockpot Sweet Chili BBQ Kielbasa– Iowa Girl Eats

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Dip-Valerie’s Kitchen

Slow Cooker Corn Dip- Slow Cooker Gourmet

Crockpot Bean Dip– Lil’ Luna

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes- Damn Delicious

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