Planning a party? or maybe you're just curling up on a rainy night with a Desperate Housewives DVD? 
no worries. I don't judge.

Here are tons of ideas for hot appetizers you can make in the crockpot slow cooker.

Some of the recipes are for the Little Dipper, but you can make all of them in your standard large crockpot if you simply place an oven safe dish into it.

Have fun!

All recipes are completely gluten-free. If you are not gluten-free, simply ignore my notes, or file them away in case you ever need to cook for someone with a gluten sensitivity.

    1. Apple, Cheddar, and Turkey Meatballs (we eat them as a main course, too)
    2. Apricot Barbecue Wings
    3. Baba Ganoush
    4. Bacon and Cheese Dip
    5. Bacon Wrapped Scallops (big time flop)
    6. Baked Brie
    7. Barbecued Shrimp
    8. Barbeque Beans and Weenies
    9. Black Bean and Goat Cheese
    10. Brie with Apricot Topping (family and reader favorite)
    11. Buffalo Chicken Dip
    12. Chicken Nachos
    13. Crab Dip Recipe
    14. Crab with Sundried Tomatoes and Horseradish Spread (flop!)
    15. Cream Cheese, Sausage, and Rotel Dip (mommy crack!!)
    16. Dolmas
    17. Fancy Cheese Fondue Little Dipper Recipe
    18. Fruit and Horseradish Cream Cheese Appetizer Spread
    19. Hoisin Chicken Wings Recipe
    20. JalapeƱo Poppers
    21. Lettuce Wraps
    22. Little Dipper Cranberry Orange Dip
    23. Little Dipper Pizza Fondue Recipe
    24. Little Dipper Southwestern Salsa Dip (flop!)
    25. Little Smokies Appetizer Recipe(s) (there are two listed here)
    26. Meatballs in Peanut Chile Sauce Recipe
    27. Not-too-Spicy Bean Dip
    28. Roasted Garlic
    29. Roasted Wasabi Almonds
    30. Spinach and Artichoke Dip
    31. Stuffed Tomatoes
    32. Super Duper Garlic Dip
    33. Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings
    34. Taco Dip Recipe (1 of 2)
    35. Taco Dip Recipe (2 of 2)
    36. Tomatoes with Cranberry Balsamic Vinegarette
    37. White Bean and Pesto Spread
    38. Turkey Meatballs with Cranberry Barbecue Sauce

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      Posted by: Stephanie O'Dea | A Year of Slow Cooking at December 07, 2016

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      1. Anonymous12/18/2023

        Okay that's weird. I did a search for "smokies" on this page and couldn't find it. But looking at the recipes one by one, there it is. Weird. Nevermind!