28 Slow Cooker Recipes to Make in February

Slow Cooker Pork Cacciatore
Photo: Allrecipes Magazine

Warm up this February with a deliciously cozy slow cooker recipe — we've got you covered with one for every day of the month. Whether you're in need of a comforting breakfasts (there's nothing like hot oatmeal on a cold winter morning), a filling main dish (from soups and stews to casseroles and pot roasts), or a Valentine's Day-perfect dessert (if you're not using your Crock-Pot to make decadent cakes, you need to start ASAP), you'll find a new favorite in this collection of 28 slow cooker recipes for February.

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Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken and Dumplings

Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken and Dumplings in a green bowl
Lisa Hageman

Looking for comfort food to warm you up on a cold February night? Your search ends here. It couldn't be easier to make this creamy dinner with refrigerated biscuit dough.

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Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Thighs

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Thighs

Make restaurant-worthy sweet and sour chicken at home with this easy slow cooker recipe. It's best served with rice, according to recipe creator fabeveryday.

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Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Taco Soup

Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Taco Soup

"Reminiscent of the very popular dish King Ranch Chicken in the form a soup," says recipe creator Yoly. "With all the same flavors and the convenience of throwing everything into a slow cooker, this will also quickly become a favorite."

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Meat-Lover's Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

Meat-Lover's Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce
Photo by CookinBug.

The longer this chunky spaghetti sauce cooks, according to recipe creator Ashley, the better it tastes. Made with Italian sausage and ground beef, this is the perfect dinner for the carnivores in your life.

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Chicken Cacciatore in a Slow Cooker

Chicken Cacciatore in a Slow Cooker
Tammy Lynn

"This is a very simple meal to make," according to recipe creator LDP5. "You just throw everything in the crock pot and let it cook during the day. I like to serve this over thin spaghetti."

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Slow Cooker Beef Pot Roast

closeup of a shallow bowl filled with pot roast and carrots on mashed potatoes, garnished with parsley
Chef John's Slow Cooker Beef Pot Roast. Chef John

Here's a top-rated pot roast that everyone at your table will love. "The real secret here is making sure you sear the meat before the long, slow braising," according to Chef John.

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Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken

Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken
Brooke Hickman

Your romantic Valentine's Day dinner menu just got a whole lot tastier. Serve this balsamic chicken (seasoned with oregano, rosemary, and basil) over pasta or on its own with a side of veggies.

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Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Alfredo

chicken in alfredo sauce on spaghetti noodles

"I came up with this recipe with ingredients on hand and it instantly became a family favorite," according to recipe creator TLSmith. "You can even make it using low sodium/fat free/reduced fat ingredients and it still has a wonderful flavor!"

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Slow Cooker Vegan Leek and Potato Soup

a bowl of Slow Cooker Vegan Leek and Potato Soup with dill spread around it and a brass spoon
Buckwheat Queen

"A hearty soup without animal products but still full of rich flavor," says recipe creator Buckwheat Queen. "Sauteing before slow cooking brings out the flavor of seemingly simple ingredients."

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Slow Cooker Pork Cacciatore

Slow Cooker Pork Cacciatore
Allrecipes Magazine

"A wonderful Italian neighbor showed me how to make this recipe after I commented on how good it made the neighborhood smell when she had her windows open when she made it," says recipe creator Sneakyteaky.

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Slow Cooker Fruit, Nuts, and Spice Oatmeal

Slow Cooker Fruit, Nuts, and Spice Oatmeal in a white and blue bowl

Warm up on winter mornings with a creamy breakfast that's cooked low and slow overnight with apples, cinnamon, cranberries, almonds, and pecans.

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Amazing Slow Cooker Chocolate Cake

Amazing Slow Cooker Chocolate Cake
Amazing Slow Cooker Chocolate Cake | Photo by Allrecipes Magazine.

Finish your Valentine's Day meal with this decadent chocolate cake made in the slow cooker. For an extra special touch, top with a scoop of homemade vanilla ice cream.

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Slow Cooker Vegetarian Curry

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Curry
Kim's Cooking Now

This filling vegetarian meal — made with cauliflower, potatoes, tomatoes, and peas — is flavored with cumin, curry powder, turmeric, and chili powder.

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Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli in a black bowl

Make this mac and cheese with just six ingredients: uncooked elbow macaroni, vegetable oil, Cheddar cheese, evaporated milk, milk, and frozen broccoli. No boiling required.

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Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Wings

a plate of Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Wings surround a bowl of wing sauce

Add these slow cooker chicken wings (coated in a spicy and tangy sauce made with chili sauce, chili powder lemon juice and molasses) to your Super Bowl menu.

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Slow Cooker Bread

Slow Cooker Bread

"Bread made in the slow cooker actually turns out a decent loaf, and it's very easy because this is a no-knead recipe," according to recipe creator nch. "It is also quick because it requires only one rise; the second rise happens in the slow cooker."

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Savory Slow Cooker Beef Tips

Savory Slow Cooker Beef Tips
Laguna Lala

Made with just seven ingredients (stew meat, a can of cream of mushroom soup, dry onion soup mix, an onion, garlic, mushrooms, and a can of ginger-ale), this recipe is perfect for your next fancy dinner.

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Cozy Mulled Wine

mulled wine in a glass with an orange garnish, cinnamon stick, and anise

Wind down this winter with a cup of cozy, brandy-spiked mulled wine flavored with an orange, cinnamon sticks, cloves, ginger, and honey.

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Slow Cooker Philly Steak Sandwich

Philly cheesesteak

"This was awesome," raves reviewer Emily Russell. "The meat was really tender and it tasted great! My family really loved it too! I will be making this again for sure."

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Healthier Slow Cooker Gumbo

top-down view of a bowl of gumbo with riced cauliflower
Jennifer Baker

"Packed with veggies, this healthier slow cooker gumbo is easy to throw together before a party so you have plenty of time with your guests," according to recipe creator luv2golfandcook.

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Slow Cooker Jalapeno Popper Taquitos

a plate with a Slow Cooker Jalapeno Popper Taquito and a bowl of cheese dip
Soup Loving Nicole

"These are a spicy twist on traditional taquitos," says recipe creator themoodyfoodie. "The slow cooker gives this recipe ease, while the flavors keep things exciting!"

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Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

a square bowl with brown glaze is filled with Slow Cooker Butter Chicken with chopped parsley on top

"Indian food is one of my favorites, so when my friend made this slow cooker version for my family we were head over heels," says recipe creator The Meal Planner. "I don't think I've had a butter chicken that I've liked more."

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Slow Cooker Borscht

Bowl of red soup with spoon

"The best thing about this borscht (other than its delicious flavor) is that it can cook all day long in the slow cooker and be waiting for you when you come home at night," says recipe creator DAVISAM1. "One of my family's ultimate winter comfort foods."

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Garlic-Rosemary Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

Garlic-Rosemary Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

"Once you try making a whole chicken in the slow cooker, you'll never want to roast it the old way again," warns recipe creator fabeveryday. "In the slow cooker you'll get the moistest, most fool-proof, and hands-off whole chicken that you'll ever make."

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Slow Cooker Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole

cheesy cauliflower casserole in a glass pan

Trick your kids (or picky adults) into eating veggies with this easy slow cooker side dish, made extra creamy with two types of cheeses and a can of cream of chicken soup.

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Slow Cooker Spaghetti Squash

Slow Cooker Spaghetti Squash

"If you're looking for a healthy alternative to noodles for spaghetti, spaghetti squash is a delicious alternative," according to recipe creator andreakrieger. "This also makes for a delicious side."

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Slow Cooker White Chocolate Bread Pudding

A bowl of bread pudding with a slow cooker in the background.

This Valentine's Day dessert is wonderfully decadent and rich. You can substitute cranberries for the cherries and bourbon for brandy, if desired.

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Frank's Favorite Slow-Cooker Thai Chicken

Frank's Favorite Slow-Cooker Thai Chicken

"I admit that I was skeptical about the combination of salsa and peanut butter when I first read this recipe but it was fantastic," says reviewer CKETCHAM.

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