15 Easy Desserts You Can Make in a Slow Cooker

Simple, slow cooker desserts make the best sweet treats!

Maybe it’s just me, but something about chilly weather makes me crave ultra-cozy desserts. I have a huge sweet tooth anyway, but it seems to get more intense as fall and winter roll around. I’m ready to curl up in front of the fire with a cup of tea and just about any type of warm baked good! Of course, that also means I’m not very motivated to cook when I’m wrapped up in my blanket cocoon. That’s why these easy desserts you can make in a slow cooker are perfect: They’re made in the Crock Pot, so they’re all super easy!

Try one of these amazing slow cooker desserts for a deliciously indulgent bite any day of the week. You’d be amazed what you can make in a Crock Pot, so we know you’ll find something you like on this list! Besides, sometimes you just need to have a cheat day, right?

1. Slow Cooker Bananas Foster

Wow! This slow cooker dessert recipe is so decadent you won’t believe that we’ve omitted the unhealthy ingredients in favor for cleaner versions.

2. Slow Cooker Hot Fudge Cake

By replacing refined white sugar with coconut sugar instead, you get a treat that will satisfy any sweet tooth without the added guilt that comes with most desserts. Plus, you can make this in the slow cooker, so no need to risk burning it if you don’t check it every 10 minutes!

3. Crock Pot Apple Maple Pecan French Toast

If you can have dessert for breakfast, surely it’s okay to have breakfast for dessert! This indulgent treat is filled with fall flavors, including rich maple syrup, crunchy pecans, and sweet apples. This recipe is perfect for a chilly morning brunch or a late evening treat.

4. Slow Cooker Stuffed Apples

If you’ve been looking for a quick and easy apple recipe to add to your repertoire, look no further! Our Slow Cooker Stuffed Apples are super simple to make, and you probably have most of the ingredients lying around the house. Put these in the slow cooker when you start making dinner and they’ll be perfectly cooked by the end of your meal!

5. Slow Cooker Pumpkin Spice Latte

There’s nothing like the flavor of everyone’s favorite coffee-shop drink, turned into a cake! Moist and delicious, this pumpkin-latte flavored cake is made even more amazing with a ribbon of spiced pumpkin cooked right into it. While your sweet tooth enjoys the indulgence, your body will enjoy the abundance of health benefits from the pumpkin.

6. Slow Cooker Cranberry Poached Pears

This slow cooked healthy dessert of poached pears, or pears with cinnamon and ginger in cranberry juice, is an ode to the season. Slow cooked for 3 to 4 hours, the pears come out a beautiful red and the added raisins plump in the cooking juice.

7. Slow Cooker Apple Crisp

The comforting flavors of apples and cinnamon are so familiar, but sill incredibly delicious. The best part about this apple crisp recipe? It’s made in your slow cooker!

8. Slow Cooker Brown Rice Pudding

Slow Cooker Brown Rice Pudding is a family favorite because it’s deliciously creamy, subtly sweet, and contains only natural sugars. It’s almost like eating Crème Brulee, but without all the fat!

9. Slow Cooker Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

This chocolate peanut butter cake recipe is a dream come true. Imagine being able to indulge in a rich, delicious cake without concern for calories or unhealthy ingredients! This slow cooker recipe makes it easy to whip up this cake just about any day of the week.

10. Slow Cooker Apple Sauce

This SkinnyMs. recipe has no added sugar and is only 82 calories per serving with one gram of fat! Now that is a sweet treat that will help keep your waistline slim. If you want to really spotlight the sweetness of the apples, put a few strips of lemon peel into the slow cooker.

11. Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler

This cobbler recipe is a warm and delicious addition to your seasonal baking repertoire. It’s filled with all the flavors you love from pumpkin pie but with a fraction of the work. In fact, you get to toss it all into the slow cooker and walk away! After you top it off with the crunchy pecan topping, it’ll be completely irresistible.

12. Slow Cooker Roasted Sugar Pecans

Sweetened or spiced nuts are always great to have on hand, whether it be for a snack or to give as an easy gift. These sugary pecans are the perfect blend of sugar and spice. We guarantee you’ll be grabbing handful after handful!

13. Slow Cooker Lemon Bars

Craving the bright flavors of summer during those bleak winter months? Grab a lemon bar! If you’ve never used the slow cooker to bake before, these sweet-tart bars will make you a true believer.

14. Slow Cooker Molten Lava Cake

Ooey and gooey, this molten lava cake is any chocolate-lover’s dream. There’s no way that you’ll realize that this dessert swaps the unhealthy, processed ingredients for clean ones that you can feel good about eating.

15. Slow Cooker Fudge

Did you know you could make fudge in the slow cooker? I didn’t! This decadent, guilt-free fudge tastes absolutely amazing. Each bite contains only 114 calories, making it the perfect portion-sized treat when you need to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Is anyone else hungry after reading all of those recipes? I know I am! Plus, they’re all so easy to assemble, which means I can take a cozy nap while my Crock Pot does all the work for me. It doesn’t get much better than that, does it? Pull out your slow cooker and get to baking!

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