New Year’s Eve Crockpot Recipes

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New Year’s Eve parties can be a lot of fun, but they can also be stressful for hosts who have their hands full organizing the party and preparing food. However, with a crockpot, that job becomes a whole lot easier. New Year’s Eve Crockpot recipes are not only a quick and easy solution to the party food problem, but also a great way to ensure that you have delicious and warm food ready to serve at any point during the party.

In this post, you’ll find some major reasons why using a crockpot could be the best decision you make for your New Year’s Eve party, and some easy crockpot recipes that will make entertaining a breeze.

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New year's eve Crockpot recipes for your slow cooker

Why You Need New Year’s Ever Crockpot Recipes This Year


With a crockpot, the cooking time is up to 6 to 10 hours or more, so you don’t have to waste time monitoring the cooking process; you can set it and forget it. With other cooking methods, you’ll need to be in the kitchen the entire time to keep an eye on the food, which is not possible when hosting a party.

Easy Planning:

Crockpot recipes can be prepped ahead of time, which allows you to focus on other aspects of party planning. You can chop vegetables and meat the night before, and add them to the crockpot a few hours before guests arrive. This ensures that you are serving a hot and delicious meal with minimal effort.


Crockpots can cook a wide range of dishes, from soups and stews to dips and desserts. You can keep your appetizers, entrees, and dessert warm, all in one cooking vessel. This is especially useful if you are hosting a large party, and you have limited oven and stovetop space.

Crowd-Pleasing Recipes:

Crockpot recipes are always a hit at parties because they are easy to serve, delicious, and comforting.

What Type of Crockpot is Best for a Party?

It depends which of these recipes you are choosing to serve in your Crockpot. If you REALLY love the idea of having Crockpot recipes at your New Year’s Eve party this year because of all the reasons above, you will want either multiple Crockpots or one of those really helpful ones for parties that have 3 separate dishes inside.

20 New Year’s Eve Crockpot Recipes

These are a broad selection of different types of recipes so matter which course you want to prep in the Crockpot, I’ve got you covered!

From drinks to desserts, you’re sure to find a few you’d love to try this New Year’s Eve.

German Mulled Wine: Gluhwein

mulled wine new years eve slow cooker recipes

This easy and warming German Mulled Wine recipe (Gluhwein) is a perfect drink to serve for New Year’s Eve It smells like the holidays and serves a crowd!

Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate

crockpot hot chocolate recipe

This slow cooker hot chocolate recipe goes perfectly with Christmas cookies or a cake! Make this delicious slow cooker hot chocolate this winter season for a New Year’s Eve party or other holiday gathering. 

Cranberry Cider in the Slow Cooker

Cranberry Cider in the Slow Cooker

Cranberry Cider is so easy and delicious! A few simple ingredients in a slow cooker is all you need for hot cider. This is the perfect New Year’s Eve cider and simple to keep at just the right temperature, making it ideal for serving guests. Bonus, it will also make your house smell divine!

Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip

New year's eve crockpot recipes

Made with juicy shredded chicken, creamy ranch dressing, hot sauce, and loads of cheese, enjoy this easy-to-make Crockpot Buffalo Chicken dip is easily transportable recipe at your next potluck or party!

Red Wine and Cheese Dip

crockpot new year's eve recipes party dip

Put your mini Crockpot to use with this delicious red wine and cheese party dip that combines a few of my favorite things: melted cheese with the fresh taste of citrus and a full-bodied red wine. Your guests will enjoy scooping the bubbling cheese dip right from your warmer or mini crock pot.

Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip

Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip new year's eve recipe

The ultimate low carb party appetizer! This Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip is easy, cheesy, and a guaranteed crowd-pleaser!

Crockpot Little Smokies

Crockpot Little Smokies

Little smokies are a classic snack that are easy to make and adored by kids and adults alike. These crockpot smokies are bathed in barbecue sauce and slow cooked until they’re piping hot and ready to devour.

Cranberry BBQ Crockpot Meatballs

Cranberry BBQ Crockpot Meatballs

With 4 simple sauce ingredients plus frozen meatballs, these sweet and sour crockpot meatballs in cranberry bbq sauce take just minutes to assemble for your easiest party food ever.

Slow Cooker Ravioli

Slow Cooker Ravioli crockpot recipe

If you’re a fan of easy meal ideas, this 4-ingredient slow cooker ravioli recipe is a must-try! Sometimes called “lazy lasagna”, this yummy dish is the ultimate comfort food with all the flavors of lasagna with only 10 minutes of prep time.

Crockpot Pot Roast

slow cooker pot roast new year's eve recipes

Slow-cooking pot roast helps to bring out all of its wonderful flavors and creates the most tender and delicious dish that your family is sure to love! An added bonus to slow-cooking pot roast is that it’s super easy to do! 

Crockpot Creamy White Chicken Chili

Crockpot Creamy White Chicken Chili

his easy crockpot creamy white chicken chili is so tasty and very healthy too. What a yummy dish to serve this New Year’s Eve at your party!

Crockpot Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Crockpot Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

These crockpot shredded chicken sandwiches are a tasty and a really great main course to serve at your New Year’s Eve gathering this year.

Slow Cooker Keto Rainbow Cake

Slow Cooker Keto Rainbow Cake

With vibrant colors and only 5 net carbs per serving, this festive Keto Rainbow Cake is the perfect low carb party cake! And it’s easy to make in a slow cooker! This is such a perfect dish to accompany your bright sparkly New Year’s Eve decor.

Crockpot recipes are a great way to make hosting a New Year’s Eve party easier and more enjoyable for you, the host, and your guests. They are time-saving, versatile, and easy to prepare, leaving you with more time to enjoy the party. So, make a plan, stock up on ingredients, and give your crockpot a well-deserved place in your party food arsenal. With these easy and delicious recipes, you’ll be able to countdown to the New Year with a happy and satisfied crowd.

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