The Best Recipes To Make This Fall

The fall season is the perfect time to bring out your slow cooker and experiment with new soups and stews to keep your stomach full and your body warm. While the slow cooker is intended for these types of recipes, that doesn’t mean you can’t experiment with side dishes or even desserts!

If you’re shy to try out new dishes, never fear! All of these recipes are easy to complete and taste great. This autumn season, pull out your favorite slow cooker, head to the supermarket, and give some of these recipes a try!


With Oktoberfest happening in the middle of the month, September is the perfect time to try out some German-inspired dishes. These hearty meals are simple to make, but still packed full of flavor.

Brat and Sauerkraut Soup

Packed with German flavors, this soup is the perfect recipe to try out as an ode to Oktoberfest. Prep time takes roughly a half hour, which means you can toss everything into your slow cooker before work. By the time you get home, you’ll have a warm, comforting meal waiting for you!

This recipe makes six servings, so it’s perfect amount for family dinner. If you’re not cooking for a group, you can easily cut the recipe in half or leave some in the freezer to eat later.  

Pot Roast

Pot roast is not only an Oktoberfest classic, but a staple meal in many American homes. This slow cooked meal is better for weekends, as prep time includes partially cooking the roast. Even still, this meal takes most of the work out of cooking the classic dish without skimping on flavor.


Whether you’re young or old, Halloween is definitely on your mind throughout the month of October. Seeing as candy is all but the symbol of the holiday, we wanted to share some sweet treats for you to try out in your slow cooker.

Candy Bar Fondue

This recipe is perfect for parties, get-togethers, or any time your sweet tooth has you craving some candy! This recipe is as simple as tossing in all your favorite candy bars into your slow cooker with heavy cream and stirring occasionally.

You can also experiment with an array of toppings. Do you prefer to dip fruit, graham crackers, or marshmallows in your chocolate fondue?

Caramel Apple Cider

Can you even say it’s Halloween if caramel apple doesn’t make an appearance? This warm and sweet cider is delicious, and sure to be a hit with every member of your family!

Prep time is only 10 minutes, and after a few hours, you’ll have the perfect cider ready for whipped topping. This recipe is sure to make your home smell good enough to eat!


For most American families, November is the month dedicated to Thanksgiving. Whether you’re cooking for a crowd or just for a few, these Thanksgiving-related recipes are the perfect way to celebrate the season without being a slave to the kitchen.

Thanksgiving Turkey

What’s Thanksgiving without the turkey? Normally, turkey recipes require you to spend hours in the kitchen tending to the main course.

This recipe takes eight hours to cook, but only requires 15 minutes of prep time, which means you’ll be able to spend time with family and friends instead of slaving away in the kitchen.

Corn Spoon Bread

More tender than the traditional oven-baked corn pudding, this spoon bread is sure to be a hit with your family! Corn spoon bread is the perfect side dish for a Thanksgiving dinner, but this addictive recipe will have you craving it much more frequently.

Dinner (and dessert!) are a breeze when you utilize your slow cooker! Do you think you’ll give any of these recipes a try? Let us know in the comments below!

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