5 Slow Cooker Apple Recipes You’ll Love

They're easy as pie to make and you won't find yourself laboring over them in the kitchen for hours.

Fall is rapidly approaching. Soon there will be a cool snap in the air, bringing with it one of America’s favorite crisp, autumn treats: apples. Apple pie, apple crisp, baked apples, apple butter, apple cider—there are dozens of ways to enjoy this versatile fruit. For those of us stretched for time, the easiest way to prepare an apple dish is in the slow cooker. We have narrowed down a list of 5 slow cooker apple recipes you’ll love. They’re easy as pie to make and you won’t find yourself laboring over them in the kitchen for hours.

1.Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Apple butter is a great, lower-calorie alternative to butter and other high-fat spreads. This easy recipe is delicious on anything from homemade biscuits to pancakes.

2.Slow Cooker Apple Crisp

Slow Cooker Apple Crisp

This healthy dessert is perfect for a chilly fall evening. The apples are cooked down over 4 hours with cinnamon and topped with a crumbly oat topping. This recipe promises to leave your house smelling as amazing as these apples taste.

3.Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

This recipe can be whipped up in just a few minutes and thrown in your slow cooker overnight, allowing you to wake up to a hearty and fragrant breakfast in the morning.


Slow Cooker Skinny Applesauce

Once you make your own batch of applesauce at home, you’ll never want to buy a jar from the store again. This recipe is super easy to make and contains no added sweeteners.

5.Balsamic Glazed Pork 

Balsamic Glazed Pork with Apples, Green Beans, and Carrots

Apples aren’t the star of the show in this dish, but they add a touch of sweetness that totally transforms the pork.

Want more apple goodness? See 10 Creative Things to Do With Apples.

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Chef Heather

Heather is a trained chef and writer from Houston, TX. She has a degree in culinary arts, and is married to her culinary school sweetheart who is also a chef. Heather has a passion for creating healthy meals that don't sacrifice on flavor. She loves Crossfit and is always looking for ways to make healthier versions of her favorite meals. Heather believes the secret to sticking with any healthy meal plan is to include foods that you really enjoy!

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