16 Yummy Slow Cooker Desserts

The convenience of the slow cooker makes these luscious cakes, cobblers, fondues, and pudding recipes perfect for potlucks, parties, or any occasion.

Cathy Long


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Crustless Lemony Cheesecake

    Your family and friends will never believe this rich and tangy lemon cheesecake was prepared in your slow cooker.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Chill  4 hrs  to 24 hrs 
Slow Cook  2 hrs 15 mins  to 2 hrs 45 mins (high)
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Triple Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding Cake

    This rich chocolate cake is layered with peanut butter and topped with its own warm sauce.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Cool   30 mins 
Slow Cook  2 hrs  to 2 hrs 30 mins (high)
3/17
Tropical Apricot Crisp

    Toasted coconut and crunchy granola take your palate to warmer climates. Dried tropical fruit bits combine with apricot pie filling for intensified flavor.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   10 mins 
Cool   30 mins 
Cook  2 hrs 30 mins 
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Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding

    Studded with raisins, dried cranberries, or dried cherries, this creamy dessert makes a comeback as a favorite slow cooker treat.

Makes: 12 servings
Prep   10 mins 
Slow Cook  2 hrs  to 3 hrs (low)
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Butterscotch Fondue

    Don't let chocolate be the only sweet fondue at your table. Slow-cook this rich confection and spike it with rum, if you like, then dip fruit, cake, or brownie cubes for a spectacular finish to a great meal or party.

Serving size: 5-1/4 cups
Prep   10 mins 
Slow Cook  3 hrs (low)
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Triple-Berry Cobbler

    For an extraordinary ending to any meal, bring out bowls full of bubbling blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries set off with a sweet-and-spicy topper.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   25 mins 
Cool  1 hr 
Slow Cook  1 hr 45 mins  to 2 hrs (high)
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Gingerbread Pudding Cake

    If you love warm, rich desserts, this fragrant gingerbread pudding cake is sure to become one of your favorites.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Cook  2 hrs on (high)
Stand   45 mins 
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Pears in Lemon Cream Sauce

    A sweet treat all on its own, this captivating dessert with its creamy lemon sauce will make an impressive finish for any dinner party.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep  
Slow Cook  1 hr 30 mins  to 2 hrs (high)
9/17
S'more Fondue

    Now you can enjoy this campfire favorite all year long. Marshmallows add ooey-gooey richness to traditional chocolate fondue.

Makes: 16 servings
Prep   10 mins 
Slow Cook  1 hr 30 mins  to 2 hrs (low)
10/17
Spiced Caramel Apples

    Cinnamon spices of the flavor of this popular caramel and apple treat.

Makes: 10 servings
Prep  
Cook  2 hrs 30 mins  to 3 hrs low
11/17
Angel Cake with Cherry Sauce

    Sweet cherries, brown sugar, and apple cider make an oh-so-sweet topping for angel food cake.

Makes: 10 servings
Prep   10 mins 
Cool   30 mins 
Slow Cook  4 hrs  to 5 hrs (low) or 2 to 2 1/2 hours (high)
12/17
Chocolate Bread Pudding

    Comforting, traditional bread pudding receives a makeover with this yummy chocolate dessert. It's the perfect ending for a chilly winter evening.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Cook  2 hrs 30 mins on (low)
Stand   30 mins 
13/17
Candy Bar Fondue

    A slow cooker doubles as a fondue pot for this irresistible chocolate sauce that starts with melted candy bars.

Makes: 12 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Slow Cook  2 hrs  to 2 hrs 30 mins (low)
14/17
Apple-Cherry Cobbler

    Tart cherries are brighter red than the sweet ones, but either kind provides a pleasing flavor to this homey cobbler dessert.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Cook  6 hrs  to 7 hrs (high) or 3 to 3-1/2 hours (low)
Bake   8 mins  to  10 mins  375°F 
15/17
Orange-Caramel Pudding Cake

    You can't beat this decadent dessert. It's a classic combination of moist, tender cake and crunchy pecans smothered in rich caramel sauce.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   25 mins 
Cool   45 mins 
Cook  4 hrs 30 mins  to 5 hrs (low)
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Fruit Compote with Ginger

    Brown sugar adds a little depth to the sweetness of this fruity compote that brings together pears, pineapple, apricots, and dark sweet cherries.

Makes: 10 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Cook  6 hrs  to 8 hrs on Low or High 3 to 4 hours
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