18 Easy Slow Cooker Dips for Tailgating
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18 Easy Slow Cooker Dips for Tailgating

For so many people, football season is the most wonderful time of the year (sorry, Christmas). This means there are countless fall tailgate recipes just waiting to be made on game day. You’ve already got your beertail recipes ready to go in your cooler and all of the unique hot dog toppings are loaded up. Now, all you need are dips that will stay warm even when there’s an autumnal chill in the air. Scroll down for 18 easy slow cooker dips that will please a crowd and are *perfect* for tailgating.

1. Bacon Cheeseburger Dip: Walk into any stadium parking lot and you’ll smell bacon cheeseburgers everywhere. Skip manning the grill and make this indulgent bacon cheeseburger dip that everyone will be crushing on. (via Mandy’s Recipe Box)

2. Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken Bacon Dip: When in doubt, turn your favorite sandwich into a dip. This barbecue chicken dip is warm, comforting and will be gone as soon as you remove the lid. (via A Kitchen Addiction)

3. Slow Cooker Broccoli, Bacon and Double Cheese Dip: If you’re a fan of broccoli cheddar soup in a bread bowl (who isn’t?), then you will love this dip. Serve with buttery toasted baguette slices and extra fixings on the side. (via No Spoon Necessary)

4. Slow Cooker Smoked Sausage and Cheddar Cheese Dip: This dip is hearty enough to eat as a meal but addicting enough to be an all-day snack. Turn it down to “warm” once it’s done and you can enjoy your tailgate without worrying about your dip scalding mouths. (via Diethood)

5. Slow Cooker Corn and Jalapeño Dip: Holy, corn city. This creamy and spicy corn dip is so insanely delicious, you may want to serve it with spoons instead of chips. YUM! (via Damn Delicious)

6. Crock Pot Margarita Chicken Dip: As if this dip wasn’t easy enough, use a rotisserie chicken and you’ve made your work even simpler. Top your zesty dip with pico de gallo and let the scooping commence. (via Dip Recipe Creations)

7. Slow Cooker Spinach Bacon Dip: If it has spinach in it, that means it’s healthy, right? Rationalize it any way you like, because you have to make this spinach bacon dip. (via Slow Cooker Gourmet)

8. Crockpot Chicken Taco Dip: Swapping a few standard ingredients allows you to turn any dip into a gluten-free one, and nobody will know the difference. Complete the dish with a side of tortilla chips and you’ll make everyone happy. (via Ari’s Menu)

9. Hot Caramelized Onion Dip: This dip may look and taste fancy AF, but it takes minimal effort to make. If you love French onion soup, this guy is going to be your new obsession. (via Little Spice Jar)

10. Slow Cooker Lemon Artichoke Dip: Even people who don’t like artichokes will inhale this dip. It’s bright and fresh, which will be a welcome change from typically heavy tailgate food. (via Pass the Sushi)

11. Reuben Dip: This play on a classic Reuben sandwich will be the star of your tailgate. It has everything the sammie would have, like thinly sliced corned beef, sauerkraut and Thousand Island Dressing. Plus, it’s served with toasted rye crackers. It’s just too perfect. (via Spicy Southern Kitchen)

12. Slow Cooker Restaurant Style Garden Salsa: It may be tempting to grab a few jars of salsa when you already have other recipes to plan. But this recipe is so easy to bring together and it literally cooks itself. You won’t be sorry. (via The Recipe Critic)

13. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip: It’s not a football party unless there’s buffalo chicken somewhere in the spread. This slow cooker dip has all of the flavors you’re looking for in a warm and cheesy package. Now, where are those chips?! (via Gimme Some Oven)

14. Slow Cooker Mexican Dip: Ground beef, green chiles and refried beans make this recipe a well-rounded appetizer. Toast your own pita chips for a thick dipper that will stand up to the beefy dip. (via A Zesty Bite)

15. Slow Cooker Pepperoni Pizza Dip: Pizza and football are synonymous with one another. Instead of having the delivery boy make *another* trip to the stadium, make this dip and that need for pepperoni and cheese will be met. (via The Cookie Rookie)

16. Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip: Spinach and artichoke dip is the reigning king of all dips. Now that it comes in a slow cooker version, that title isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. (via Home Cooking Memories)

17. Slow Cooker Sweet Heat Kielbasa Dip: Whether you like sweet, spicy, smokey or cheesy, this dip has it all. Diced kielbasa, jalapeño, apricot preserves and cheddar make it a unique dish that will have everyone asking you for the recipe. (via Host the Toast)

18. Five-Ingredient White Queso: There might be a riot at your tailgate if there’s no queso. This white queso only takes 15 minutes, so you can make it *right* before the big game starts. (via The Baking Fairy)

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