Slow cooker recipes for Chicago families to try this fall

Happy Crocktober!

The life and times of getting back into the swing of a school schedule means you’re likely trying to figure out how to get dinner on the table most days. With this in mind, welcome to the Crocktober edition of Pin It! Giving you some great ideas for utilizing your crockpot all month long.


Set it before bed and forget it! Wake up to a fresh breakfast your whole crew will enjoy. These work great for brunches and church functions as well.

Breakfast Casserole

Crockpot Cinnamon Rolls

Crockpot Monkey Bread

Slow Cooker French Toast Casserole


The crisp fall air and the wind in your hair makes soup in the crockpot a hot commodity. Pair this with a fresh loaf of bread and you’re ready to go!

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Ultimate Vegetable Soup

Slow Cooker Cheeseburger Soup

Slow Cooker Chili


After prepping lunches, toss together dinner so that it’s ready by the time everyone returns home. I love these types of recipes because clean-up is usually a breeze!

Healthy Cashew Chicken

One Pot Burrito Bowls

The best Crockpot BBQ Chicken

Easy Crockpot Chicken Fajitas


Lastly, finish off with something sugary and sweet. I even own a smaller crockpot just for this purpose so I can use both at the same time!

Crockpot Apple Pie

Crockpot Nutella Hot Chocolate

Slow Cooker Turtle Upside Down Cake

Crockpot Caramel Apples

What are your favorite Crockpot recipes? Share with us on our Pinterest page.

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