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Mini Crock Pot Recipes are perfect for dips, appetizers, and cooking smaller servings. These 25 recipes will cook a smaller portion without having to worry about a lot of leftovers.

Mini Crock Pot Recipes are perfect for dips, appetizers, and cooking smaller servings. These 25 recipes will cook a smaller portion without having to worry about a lot of leftovers.
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As you may know, we use our slow cooker for easy slow cooker recipes. But when making appetizer recipes or dip recipes, we like to use our mini crock pot since we are wanting to cook a smaller portion.

Mini Slow Cooker Recipes

These 25 recipes are the best option when wanting to cook for one or a small family. Small Crock Pot Recipes are perfect to reheat your lunch while at work on low heat.

These recipes are made with simple ingredients and tastes delicious.

1. Crock Pot Steak Bites

These steak bites cook tender and simple spices in a mini crock pot. They are great served with quinoa, wild rice or cook rice. Make a complete meal with this mini-crockpot recipes.

Close up image of steak bites on a black plate.
Crock Pot Steak Bites
If you are eating low-carb and need a delicious recipe, this is a must-try.
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2. BBQ Little Smokies Crock Pot

I love to serve these little smokies for a delicious appetizer when I am hosting a party. The mini crock pot is perfect to cook the little smokies with very little prep work.

Close up of BBQ Little Smokies in a small black crock pot.
BBQ Little Smokies Crock Pot
With just 3 simple ingredients, this recipe comes together easily in the slow cooker for the best little smokies recipe.
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3. Crock Pot White Cheese Dip

Queso is the perfect recipe to make in a smaller crock pot. Serve with a side of tortilla chips, crackers and crusty bread.

Crock Pot White Cheese Dip
It is super easy and the slow cooker does all of the work.
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4. Crock Pot Candied Yams

If you want to make a smaller portion of this delicious Thanksgiving side dish, make it in the mini crock pot.

Crock Pot Candied Yams
Take your Fresh Sweet potatoes and toss in brown sugar, butter and more to create a crowd favorite side dish.
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5. Crock Pot Shredded Chicken

We have even made chicken in the mini crock pot for a smaller portion for lunch for the week. You can easily sprinkle in red pepper flakes for a bit of a kick for added flavor.

Crock Pot Shredded Chicken
Just toss and go and come home to this delicious chicken. The secret is the chicken broth and the flavor is so yummy.
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6. Crockpot Peanut Cluster

Make your favorite holiday candy in the mini crock pot. You only need 3 ingredients which makes it easy make this delicious dessert.

Crockpot Peanut Cluster
Crockpot Peanut Clusters combines 3 ingredients to make the best sweet and salty treat.
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7. Crock Pot Cowboy Dip

This simple dip is loaded with flavor and made with easy ingredients. Add in tomatoes, garlic and top with green onions when serving.

Crock Pot Cowboy Crack Dip
Crock Pot Cowboy Crack Dip is the perfect dip to serve for any occasion. You only need a few ingredients to make this flavorful dip.
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8. Crock Pot Nacho Cheese

The perfect dip for any occasion. Cheesy, creamy and full of flavor.

Crock pot Nacho Cheese
Crock Pot Nacho Cheese Sauce is a creamy, cheesy dip that is perfect for any occasions. Simple ingredients make this cheese so delicious.
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9. Crock Pot Apple Crisp

This apple crisp is the perfect fall dessert. The ingredients are simple which makes it easy to cook in a smaller crock pot.

Crock Pot Apple Crisp
Crock Pot Apple Crisp is an easy fall dessert and made with simple ingredients.
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10. Crockpot Sausage Cheese Dip

If you are hosting a smaller crowd for a game day party, make this sausage cheese dip.

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.
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11. Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip

Not everyone in your family make like this spinach artichoke dip. Making it in a smaller crock pot allows you to not have a lot leftover.

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.
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12. Crock Pot Monkey Bread

Make a smaller serving of your family’s favorite breakfast in a mini slow cooker.

Crock Pot Monkey Bread
Prepping the monkey bread in the slow cooker is easy and it cooks in a few hours.
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13. Crock Pot Chili Cheese Dip

All you need is 3 ingredients to make this chili cheese dip for a tasty dip that everyone will love.

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.
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14. Crock Pot Pinto Beans

If you love pinto beans but don’t want to make a large portion, make it in a mini crock pot.

Crock Pot Pinto Beans
It is a simple comfort food recipe that is made with easy ingredients.
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15. Crock Pot Cheeseburger dip

This cheeseburger dip is perfect for any occasion. We love to make it for the holidays or for game days.

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.
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16. Crock Pot Bacon Wrapped Smokies

This appetizer is my kids favorite. They taste great and heat perfectly in the slow cooker.

Crock Pot Bacon Wrapped Smokies
Our favorite lil smokies are wrapped in bacon and then sprinkled with brown sugar for a hint of sweetness.
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17. Crock Pot Rotel Dip

This classic dip is perfect for any occasion. I love how the crock pot cooks it and taste even better served with your favorite dippers.

Crock Pot Rotel Dip
Everyone goes crazy over this easy rotel dip and I can’t say that I blame them. It is SO delicious.
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18. Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip

If you love buffalo chicken, then you are going to love this 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!
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19. Crock Pot Cream Cheese Taco Dip

You only need 5 ingredients to make this easy cream cheese taco dip.

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.
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20. Jalapeno Popper Dip

My entire family loves this popper dip. I like to make a smaller portion to snack on on Saturday afternoon.

Jalapeno popper dip
Step up your appetizer game with Jalapeno popper dip recipe. The entire dish is creamy with the perfect amount of heat and topped with bacon.
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21. Crock Pot Cherry Dump Cake

Since this cherry dump cake only requires 3 ingredients, makes it perfect for the a mini crock pot.

Crock Pot Cherry Dump Cake
Crock Pot Cherry Dump Cake Recipe is so easy with only 3 ingredients needed to make this decadent dessert.
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22. Crock Pot Peach Cobbler

Serve this peach cobber with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Crock Pot Peach Cobbler
This easy recipe allows you to enjoy dessert even on busy days.
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23. Crockpot Pizza Dip

This Pizza dip is easy to make and perfect for the pizza lovers in your family.

Crockpot Pizza Dip
If you are looking for the perfect game day or family gathering dip, make this Crockpot Pizza Dip. It is easy to make and loaded with flavor.
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24. Crock pot Fondue

Serve this Fondue for an easy date night in for an amazing dessert option.

Crock Pot Chocolate Fondue
Make Crock Pot Chocolate Fondue for a rich and chocolatey dessert for an occasion. This is one of the easiest dessert you will make.
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25. Crock pot Fudge

Make your favorite dessert in the crock pot with only 3 ingredients.

Crock Pot Fudge
This 3 Ingredient Crock Pot Fudge is perfect to feed a crowd at Christmas or for any occasion. Creamy, delicious and easy to make.
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