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Easy Crock pot appetizers everyone will enjoy. These simple and delicious recipes will make your next party effortless. From dips and meatballs to chicken wings and more, these recipes are so tasty.

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Easy Crock pot appetizers

There are so many delicious ideas for appetizers. These slow cooker appetizers take very little time to make and the preparation is minimum. The hardest part is deciding which of these appetizer recipes to try first.

They are perfect for Game Day, holidays, parties and more. Each slow cooker recipe is super easy and really delicious. Whether you are getting ready for the big game or planning a movie night at home, these appetizer recipes will be amazing.

Can you keep appetizers warm in a crock pot?

Yes, it is so easy to keep appetizers warm in the slow cooker. Just about every crock pot has a warm setting that is perfect to keep these appetizers warm.

Once everything has cooked, turn the setting to warm and you are set. This is an easy way to keep food warm until ready to serve.

We do this for just about all parties and they are warm for the entire time. It is a great way to serve appetizers and have them taste warm and delicious.

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The Best Crockpot Appetizers

Slow cooking is the way to go when serving appetizers. The food stays warm and your kitchen stays cool. It also frees up precious oven and stove space for other dishes.

We like to use the smaller crock pot sizes for the dips and such. The ideas are endless with slow cookers.

Let’s get started with these tasty recipes sure to impress a crowd. I really think you are going to love them all.

1. BBQ Little Smokies Crock Pot Recipe

The barbecue sauce combined with the little smokies tastes so delicious. They are really tender and packed with flavor. This is one of the easiest recipes but always so popular with party guests.

Close up of BBQ Little Smokies in a small black crock pot.
Crockpot Little Smokies
Try this easy BBQ Little Smokies Crock Pot Recipe with the best little smokies sauce! This is the best of lil smokies recipes.
Crockpot Little Smokies

2. Crock Pot White Cheese Dip Recipe

If you love ordering cheese dip at Mexican restaurants, this is a must try recipe. It is so rich and creamy while being super easy. I love how the crock pot keeps it warm and the perfect texture.

The Best Crock pot White Cheese Dip Recipe
This crock pot Mexican white cheese dip recipe is easy to make and everyone loves it. A restaurant quality white queso dip recipe that you can make at home.
The Best Crock pot White Cheese Dip Recipe

3. Crock Pot Cheeseburger Dip

This dip is so filling that it is almost like a meal. From the cheese and ground beef to the tortilla chips for dipping, it is always a crowd pleaser. Our family request this often because it is so cheesy and yummy.

Crock pot Cheeseburger Dip
Crockpot cheeseburger dip recipe has hearty beef and so much cheese for the creamiest dip ever. This recipe is perfect for Game Day and more.
Crock pot Cheeseburger Dip

4. Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip

Spice things up with this easy Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip. Each bite is so creamy and loaded with chicken. You can enjoy all the flavors of buffalo chicken in this impressive dip recipe.

Crock pot Buffalo Chicken dip
Looking for an easy dip recipe? Try this amazing Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe. You will be shocked how amazing it is! The perfect appetizer recipe!
Crock pot Buffalo Chicken dip

5. Crock Pot Sweet and Spicy Meatballs Recipe

These sweet and spicy meatballs always go fast at parties. The brown sugar and hot sauce taste delicious after being slow cooked with the meatballs. It is the perfect combination.

Crock Pot Sweet and Spicy Meatballs Recipe
Looking for an easy meatball recipe? You are going to love this easy crock pot sweet and spicy meatballs recipe. It is the perfect appetizer for any party!
Crock Pot Sweet and Spicy Meatballs Recipe

6. Crock Pot Teriyaki Meatballs

You only need 4 ingredients to make these sweet and savory meatballs. The teriyaki flavor is delicious. Just be prepared for these to go super fast at your next party or gathering.

Crock Pot Teriyaki Meatballs
We have the perfect recipe for family dinner, game day and more. Slow Cooker Teriyaki Meatballs Recipe is sweet and savory and easy with just 4 ingredients.
Crock Pot Teriyaki Meatballs

7. Crock Pot Drumsticks

Drumsticks make the best appetizer for Game Day. Learn how to cook them in the crock pot for a really easy recipe. You will love how much time you save from standing over the stove.

Crock Pot Drumsticks – only 5 ingredients!
Dinner is a breeze with BBQ Chicken Legs Crock Pot Recipe. Try Crock Pot Chicken Drumsticks for parties, game day and more for a delicious meal idea.
Crock Pot Drumsticks – only 5 ingredients!

8. Crock Pot Grape Jelly Meatballs

Try these sweet and sour slow cooker grape jelly meatballs. This is one of my go to recipes for parties. You can also use chili sauce for this versatile recipe.

Crock Pot Grape Jelly Meatballs
Make these delicious Crock Pot Grape Jelly Meatballs with only 3 ingredients! They are savory and sweet and amazing for game day, parties and much more.
Crock Pot Grape Jelly Meatballs

9. Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Wings

Enjoy all the amazing flavor of buffalo when you make these Buffalo Chicken wings. They are even better dipped in ranch or blue cheese. Pair them with a veggie tray and you are set.

Crock Pot Chicken Wings Recipe
Crock Pot Chicken Wings Recipe is so easy and makes the most tasty buffalo chicken wings. Slow Cooker Chicken Wings Recipe is perfect for game day and more.
Crock Pot Chicken Wings Recipe

10. Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders

There is so much to love about these sliders. Each bite is packed with tender chicken, lots of buffalo sauce, cheese and more. They are the perfect size for parties and holidays.

Crock pot buffalo chicken sliders
Enjoy the flavor of Buffalo Chicken Wings without all the work with Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders Recipe.  Perfect to feed a crowd and sure to impress!
Crock pot buffalo chicken sliders

11. Crock Pot Cream Cheese Taco Dip

With only 5 simple ingredients, this recipe is so easy. The cream cheese gives the dip such a rich and creamy texture blended with the ground beef. It is very filling and has lots of taco flavor.

Crock Pot Cream Cheese Taco Dip
Crock pot cream cheese taco dip has only 5 ingredients and makes the best snack. The dip is so cheesy and really hearty with ground beef.
Crock Pot Cream Cheese Taco Dip

12. Crock Pot BBQ Ranch Drumsticks

There is so much Ranch flavor in these drumsticks. Top with green onion for a burst of flavor and pop of color. Anyone that loves ranch definitely needs to try this recipe.

Two juicy, glazed crock pot BBQ ranch drumsticks garnished with chopped green onions are served on a white plate. A small bowl of barbecue sauce and a dish with additional chopped green onions are in the background. The setting includes a striped cloth napkin to the side.
Crock pot BBQ Ranch Drumsticks
Crock pot BBQ Ranch Drumsticks Recipe gets dinner on the table fast. Toss everything into the slow cooker for perfect drumsticks. This is a family favorite!
Crock pot BBQ Ranch Drumsticks

13. Crockpot Chili Cheese Dip

It’s hard to believe you only need 3 ingredients for this recipe. It comes together for a hearty chili cheese dip. It is fabulous and super addictive.

Crockpot chili cheese dip
Crockpot chili cheese dip is the perfect appetizer or snack and so easy. The crock pot does all of the work and you need only 3 ingredients.
Crockpot chili cheese dip

14. Crock Pot French Onion Soup

The richness of this soup is so comforting and flavorful. Serve with bowls topped with melted cheese and toasty bread. It is an all around tasty appetizer for any meal.

Crock pot French Onion Soup
Crockpot French Onion Soup is easy to make and everyone will love the rich broth. Each bowl is topped with a cheesy baguette slice.

15. Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip

Fans of artichoke dip need to try it in the slow cooker. It is the easiest way to cook this and always turns out perfect. Serve it with crackers or tortilla chips.

Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip
Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip is creamy and delicious for the perfect dip for parties, Game Day and more. The crockpot makes it easy to enjoy anytime.
Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip

16. Crockpot BBQ Meatballs

Hearty eaters will be thrilled to see BBQ Meatballs on the appetizer menu. They are so tender and packed with flavor.

Crockpot BBQ Meatballs
Crockpot BBQ Meatballs has just 4 ingredients and the slow cooker makes it super easy. Enjoy an easy dinner when you make slow cooker bbq meatballs.
Crockpot BBQ Meatballs

17. Crock Pot Hawaiian BBQ Meatballs

The tangy pineapple sauce and savory BBQ make a great flavor combination. It is fabulous on meatballs in the slow cooker .

Crock Pot Hawaiian Meatballs
Try Crock Pot Hawaiian BBQ Meatballs for a really easy meal that everyone will love. With just a few ingredients, it's easy to make tangy Hawaiian meatballs
Crock Pot Hawaiian Meatballs

18. Crock Pot Sausage Cheese Dip

Take cheese dip up a level with this recipe for Sausage Cheese Dip. It is loaded with a tasty cheese and sausage blend but so easy to make.

Crock Pot Sausage Cheese Dip
With only 3 ingredients, Crock Pot Sausage Cheese Dip is super easy. Lots of cheese and sausage blend to make this perfect for Game Day and tailgating.
Crock Pot Sausage Cheese Dip

19. Crock Pot Honey Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Jazz up plain meatballs with the combination of honey and buffalo flavor. This is a great dish for any party.

Crockpot Honey Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Enjoy lots of flavor in this Crock Pot Honey Buffalo Chicken Meatballs recipe. With just a few ingredients, this meal is perfect for Game Day and more.
Crockpot Honey Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

20. Crock Pot Rotel Dip Recipe

Rotel is always a pleasant addition to dips and this one does not disappoint. It has the perfect amount of heat without being overly spicy.

Crock pot Rotel Dip Recipe
Crock Pot Rotel Dip Recipe is our go to appetizer for parties, game day and more! This dip is so tasty and amazing for an instant crowd pleaser!
Crock pot Rotel Dip Recipe

21. Crockpot Broccoli Cheese Soup

This filling Broccoli Cheese soup is packed with the best ingredients. Everyone will enjoy being served a warm bowl of soup for a flavorful appetizer.

Crockpot broccoli cheese soup
Crockpot broccoli cheese soup is rich and creamy. Each bite is the best comfort food and so easy in the slow cooker.
Crockpot broccoli cheese soup

22. Easy Crock Pot Potato Soup

Potato Soup is so easy in the slow cooker. It literally does all of the work and turns out so creamy and tender. Just add sour cream for topping and green onion.

Easy Crock Pot Potato Soup
Learn how to make this Easy Crock Pot Potato Soup for the absolute best comfort food. The slow cooker does all the work to make the creamiest potato soup that will impress the entire family. 
Easy Crock Pot Potato Soup

23. Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs Sliders

These bite size sliders with meatballs make the best appetizer for Game Day. They are so easy to make and everyone will love the Buffalo Chicken meatballs.

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs recipe gives you lots of buffalo flavor in bite size meatballs. Try easy buffalo chicken meatballs for game day.
Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

24. Pepperoni Pizza Dip

Everyone can enjoy everything they love about Pizza in this low carb dip recipe. It is so creamy and full of pizza flavor. The recipe can even be customized with your favorite toppings.

Pepperoni Pizza Dip
Pepperoni Pizza Dip will be an instant hit! Don't wait for your next party to enjoy this creamy pizza dip! It is the perfect low-carb version of pizza!
Pepperoni Pizza Dip

25. Crock Pot Cinnamon Roll Casserole

Sweet cinnamon rolls and decadent icing come together for the perfect casserole. It is made in the slow cooker for a great recipe without much work.

Crock Pot Cinnamon Roll Casserole
Quick and easy Crock pot Cinnamon Roll Casserole. It is the perfect breakfast casserole to throw together in minutes. Cinnamon rolls just got easier!
Crock Pot Cinnamon Roll Casserole

Try these delicious Crock Pot Appetizers.

The next time you need an easy appetizer for a party or holiday, this is the list to reference. You can’t go wrong with any of these fabulous recipes. You might also want to try our New Year’s Eve Appetizers.

Each one is so simple and easy to prepare. I love how effortless these are and you can easily keep them warm.

This entire list is perfect for parties or Game Day. You can enjoy more time with friends and family and less time in the kitchen.

Everyone can enjoy great food without a ton of time or expense. It is a win all around. Let us know which appetizer you try.

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