15 Popular Crockpot Appetizers (Easy Slow Cooker Appetizers)

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From creamy dips, to meatballs and wings, you’ll want to dig your crockpot out of storage to make these recipes! We’ve collected 15 of the most popular crockpot appetizers for you to try.

Crockpots make easy work of cooking dishes, leaving your hands free to do other things. You’ve probably used a slow cooker to make a soup, stew, or casserole – but what about appetizers?

Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip

You can’t go wrong with a creamy spinach dip! Tote it to a potluck or serve it to the gang on game night! Be sure to have lots of raw veggies and pita chips on hand! 

Buffalo Crockpot Chicken Dip

This spicy dip uses just 5 ingredients and takes 10 minutes of prep time! Grab a rotisseries chicken from the grocery store to make it even easier. 

Slow Cooker Crab Dip

This one’s for all the seafood lovers! This creamy dip uses real lump crabmeat and gets a nice hit of spice from the horseradish. Serve it with your favorite crackers and raw veggies at your next get-together! 

Slow Cooker Grape Jelly Meatballs

These sweet 3-ingredient meatballs are totally addictive! Serve them with toothpicks at your next casual gathering, or over rice for an easy weeknight meal! 

Slow Cooker Chicken Wings

Your guests will love the spicy flavor of these saucy wings! The Buffalo sauce has just 3 ingredients and is super-easy to make. You’ll want to have lots of napkins on hand for this dish!

Bacon Ranch Crockpot Stuffed Mushrooms

With just 10 minutes of prep time, these savory treats cook up perfectly in the crockpot. They’re sure to become one of your all-time favorite appetizers! 

Slow Cooker Chili Cheese Dip

If you have a can of chili in your pantry you can use it to make something your family will love! Add some salsa, cream cheese, shredded cheddar, garlic and onion, for an amazing warm dip that’s full of delicious flavors! Serve it with pita chips and toasted bread for the ultimate night-in treat! 

Slow Cooker Queso Verde

Serve this creamy queso verde dip at your next game night! It’s incredibly easy to make and turns out velvety smooth every time. Serve it with lots of raw veggies and crisp tortilla chips! 

Slow Cooker Taco Dip

If you love the cheesy flavors of queso, you’ll love this taco dip! It’s creamy, savory, and has just the right amount of spice. Serve it with crispy tortilla chips. This one’s guaranteed to be a winner!

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins

Instead of ordering potato skins from your favorite pub, make them at home instead! They’re stuffed with an amazing chicken and cheese mixture, and drizzled with ranch or blue cheese dressing! 

Crockpot Caramel Dip

Make this sweet caramel dip on a Saturday and drizzle it over fresh apples, pears, or ice cream! Your kids will love it! 

Slow Cooker Firecracker Chicken Meatballs

These meatballs are cooked in a sauce that’s the perfect balance of sweet and heat! They take about 15 minutes of prep time and are ready to serve in just 2 hours. Serve them as appetizers or on fried rice with a veggie stir fry as a complete meal! 

Slow Cooker Hawaiian BBQ Meatballs

If you love the flavor combination of sweet and sour, give this recipe a try! You’ll only need 3 ingredients and it couldn’t be easier to pull together. 

Slow Cooker Little Smokies

Your family will love the sweet and tangy sauce and the flavor of these smokies! Serve them in the summer with a side of potato salad, or in the fall with baked beans!  

Crockpot Italian Bacon Chicken Tenders

Serve these drool-worthy chicken tenders at your next casual get-together! They’re wrapped in bacon, topped with cheese, and served with marinara sauce. Your guests will love them!

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Crockpot Appetizer Spinach Artichoke Dip
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Crockpot Appetizer Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe

By: Izzy
You can’t go wrong with a creamy spinach dip! Tote it to a potluck or serve it to the gang on game night! Be sure to have lots of raw veggies and pita chips on hand!
Servings: 8


  • 10 oz fresh baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • 1 can quartered artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 brick low-fat cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • Combine all of the ingredients and mix well. Place the mixture into a small slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low for 2-3 hours or on high for 1 hour until the cheese has melted.
  • Stir well and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve warm with crackers, tortilla chips, and raw veggies.

Nutrition information provided is an estimate only and will vary based on ingredient brands and cooking methods used.

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I'm Izzy, a food lover and photographer. Here you’ll find a collection of simple recipes that are perfect for busy people. My blog aims to help you make and enjoy delicious and healthy food at home.

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