Prepping for an awards show party is no easy feat. From all of the themed DIY Golden Globe party decorating to printing out ballots (because obviously you and your friends will be guessing who’ll take home the gold), when exactly are you supposed to put together a fabulous menu? Take some of the pressure off yourself this year with these no-fuss slow cooker recipes that are sure to impress your guests. Now all you have to do is pop the bubbly and settle in for a fun evening of entertaining, snazzy appetizers and (duh) seeing who wore what.

1. Slow Cooker Mac + Cheese: Load up your slow cooker with pasta, cheeses, butter, milk, and spices; and a few hours later, you’re in comfort food heaven. (via Brit + Co)


2. Slow Cooker Pulled Turkey With Cherry Sauce: This slow cooker pulled turkey with a chipotle cherry sauce is a delectable riff on BBQ pulled pork sandwiches. Elevate this dish for your party with tiny brioche buns and pomegranate seeds. (via Something New for Dinner)


3. Crock Pot Sweet and Spicy Sticky Wings: These sweet and spicy chicken wings become ultra crispy in the broiler, but a few hours in the crockpot make the meat fall-off-the-bone tender. (via Spicy Southern Kitchen)


4. Crockpot Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Dip: This classic buffalo chicken dip is so addictive, you’ll be amazed if you have any leftovers. It’s all the flavor of buffalo chicken without the messy eating. Pair with your favorite sturdy chip to make sure you get the biggest bite, then dip away! (via Crockpot Gourmet)


5. Airplane Warm Nuts: These nuts are — well, they’re nuts. You won’t be able to stop popping these guys in your mouth thanks to a delicious spice mix that gets a boost from a little palm sugar. Simplicity at its best. (via The Big Man’s World)


6. Slow Cooker Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs: Your guests will get a gooey surprise when they bite into these tender meatballs. They’re filled with mozzarella cheese! Dip them in marinara sauce for a next-level appetizer that will be the talk of the town. (via Creme de la Crumb)


7. Crock Pot Ranch Mushrooms: These flavor-packed mushrooms are SO easy to make, and even easier to eat. Just throw some mushrooms, salad dressing mix and melted butter into your crockpot and in a couple hours you’ve got a delicious appetizer. No sweat! (via Julie’s Eats and Treats)

Slow Cooker Butternut Bacon Cheese Dip

8. Slow Cooker Butternut Bacon Cheese Dip: Butternut squash gives this cheesy dip an even more velvety texture. It’s an addictive combination of creamy, cheesy, sweet, salty and smokey that will have your guests dipping all night. (via Some the Wiser)

Slow Cooker Sriracha Teriyaki Wings

9. Slow Cooker Sriracha Teriyaki Wings: Be sure to make a lot of these Sriracha teriyaki chicken wings, because they’ll go fast. Don’t forget to give them a nice crisp in the broiler before serving. (via Melanie Makes)

Spicy Spinach Artichoke Dip

10. Spicy Spinach and Artichoke Dip: This spicy spinach and artichoke dip requires almost no prep — just a bit of chopping. Just dump all your ingredients into the slow cooker and in two hours you’re looking at awards show party appetizer royalty. (via Little Spice Jar)


11. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Samosas: Something about buffalo chicken screams, “it’s party time!” These crispy samosas loaded with hot buffalo chicken filling are just the app you need to get your party ON! (via Creole Contessa)


12. Slow Cooker Mesquite Smokehouse Snack Mix: This slow cooker snack mix beats your average Chex mix. It’s smokey and more flavorful due to a dose of dry mesquite marinade. Just make sure to prep plenty of napkins for those salty fingers, because no one will be able to resist. (via The Seasoned Mom)


13. Slow Cooker Firecracker Chicken Meatballs: These chicken meatballs get a quick broil for texture before they stew with buffalo sauce, brown sugar and soy sauce. They’re so delicious, you’re going to want more than one. (via Chef Savvy)


14. Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken Wraps: Set out butter lettuce cups so guests can make their own sesame chicken lettuce wraps. It’ll be less work for you, but you’ll still get lots of compliments. (via Center Cut Cook)


15. Slow Cooker Queso Fundido With Chorizo: Queso lovers, rejoice! This is the real deal. With only four ingredients, this recipe is the definition of easy and delicious. You’ll be shocked by how quickly it disappears. (via The Cookie Rookie)


16. Crockpot Honey Sriracha Chicken Dip: This honey Sriracha chicken dip is a delicious twist on buffalo chicken dip. It’s sweet, salty, spicy and can even be served cold. That makes it a perfect party appetizer to take on the road or serve at home. (via Crockpot Gourmet)


17. Slow Cooker Ranch Mixed Nuts: Bet you didn’t know you could cook nuts in a slow cooker. Well, you can! Though these nuts are already cooked, tossing them in a slow cooker with butter and ranch mix kicks up the flavor a great deal. (via A Zesty Bite)

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