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15 Festive Crock-Pot Recipes To Make This Christmas

Ready to hit the easy button on holiday cooking?

Christmas—it’s the most wonderful time of year, but between the shopping, wrapping, decorating, crafting and, oh yeah, actually enjoying yourself and spending time with family and friends, who has time to cook or bake?! Whether you’re hosting the festivities or are just looking for a quick breakfast for the kids after they tear open their gifts from Santa, these recipes are as tasty as they are time-saving and simple to prepare. Crock-Pots are famous for warm, comforting and fuss-free eats, and these 15 recipes are no exception. Read on for delicious ways to set it and forget it this holiday season.

Cinnamon Rolls

Christmas morning is for opening presents and relaxing by the fire, not making breakfast. This recipe for ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls is the perfect way to start your holiday without all the work. Get the recipe: Sally’s Baking Addiction

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Sally's Baking Addiction

Christmas Morning Oatmeal

If you’re looking for something a little heartier to get your Christmas Day started, this overnight oatmeal features apples and cranberries and has Christmas right in the name! Get the recipe: allrecipes.

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allrecipes

Overnight Breakfast Casserole

If all the shopping and parties has you craving something hearty and protein-packed, look no further than this breakfast casserole that has a little bit of everything—eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns and cheese. Get the recipe: The Gracious Wife

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The Gracious Wife

French Toast

Is there any better comfort food in the morning than French toast? This vanilla-infused version will hit the spot. Get the recipe: Today’s Creative Life.

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Today's Creative Life

White Chicken Chili

If you’re feeding a crowd this holiday, everyone loves a piping hot bowl of chili on a cold day. This one will allow you to actually spend time with your guests rather than slaving over the stove. Get the recipe: Recipes That Crock.

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Recipes That Crock

Stuffing

If you’re serving a traditional bird this Christmas, this savory stuffing is the perfect accompaniment. Get the recipe: Taste of Home.

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Taste of Home

Scalloped Potatoes

Cheesy potatoes are always a crowd pleaser. These scalloped potatoes will pair perfectly with your Christmas ham. Get the recipe: Peanut Butter and Peppers.

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Peanut Butter and Peppers

Prime Rib Roast

Impress your guests this Christmas with this gorgeous prime rib recipe. A little garlic, onion, herbs and spices are all you need to make this tender, melt-in-your-mouth dish. Get the recipe: Work It Mom.

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Work It Mom

Paleo Cookies With Chocolate Chips

Christmas and cookies are practically made for each other. Mix it up this year by serving these delicious cookies from the slow cooker. Bonus: They’re even paleo! Get the recipe: Food Faith Fitness.

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Food Faith Fitness

Candy Cane Bark

Looking for something sweet that’s not cookies or pie this holiday? This candy cane bark is festive, fun and easy. Get the recipe: Crock Pot Ladies.

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Crock Pot Ladies

Peppermint Mocha

Who needs a fancy coffee shop when you have a Crock-Pot? Get your peppermint mocha fix at home this year (and save a fortune). Get the recipe: The Frugal Girls.

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The Frugal Girls

Figgy Pudding

Sure, you’ve heard the carol, “Oh, bring us a figgy pudding,” but have you ever had the mousse-like dessert? This yummy recipe includes figs, dried cranberries and apples and is topped with a tasty red currant sauce. Get the recipe: The Yankee Chef.

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The Yankee Chef

Egg Nog

Egg Nog is a Christmas classic. Whether you like it straight or spiked, this recipe is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Get the recipe: Gluten Free On A Shoestring.

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Gluten-Free On A Shoestring

Gingerbread Cake

Nothing says Christmas like gingerbread. You’d never guess this warm, fluffy cake recipe is from the Crock-Pot AND low-carb! Get the recipe: A Sweet Life.

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A Sweet Life