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Top November Sauces For Your Slow Cooker

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November is the perfect time to get cozy in the kitchen and cook up batch after batch of festive sauce. Get the fire going, gather all of your ingredients and put your Crock-Pot® 6.5-Quart Countdown Touchscreen Digital Slow Cooker to use this month with a variety of decadent sauces. From sweet to savory, each blend of sauce has a little something different to offer.

Cranberry Sauce
As the staple at every Thanksgiving dinner table, cranberry sauce is the iconic festive topping. This slow-cooked cranberry sauce recipe calls for slightly more fruit and sweetness - and it's sure to be a crowd favorite.


  • 3 cups fresh cranberries
  • 4 apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel.

In your slow cooker, combine all of the above ingredients. Cover and cook on high for 5 hours or on low for 8 hours. The sauce can either be served chunky or smooth, depending on preference but should always be served warm.

Gravy Sauce
Just as classic as cranberry sauce is a rich, creamy gravy sauce. November wouldn't be complete without a slow-cooked gravy. Impress your family and friends this season with this tasty gravy recipe.


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon beef bouillon
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup flour.

In your slow cooker, place all ingredients except for the flour. Mix well and cook on high for 2 to 3 hours. If a thicker gravy is desired, add in flour. Serve hot.

Spiced apple chutney is perfect for leftover-turkey sandwiches.Spiced apple chutney is perfect for leftover-turkey sandwiches.

Spiced Apple Chutney
Just because it's November doesn't mean that apple season is over. In fact, some of the juiciest and crispest apples tend to grow at this time of year. Use two of your best apples for this spiced chutney recipe, the perfect relish for your leftover-turkey sandwiches.


  • 2 large apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup dates, pitted
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon 
  • 1 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar.

In your slow cooker, combine all of the ingredients except for the corn starch and apple cider vinegar. In a small bowl, mix together the corn starch and apple cider vinegar until smooth. Then, add it to the mixture in your slow cooker. Cook on high for 3 to 5 hours or low for 7 to 8 hours. Enjoy on sandwiches, burgers and more!

Due to the slow ramp up, and even heating of a slow cooker, recipes featured on this site can be cooked in a range of slow cooker sizes. Recipes can be increased or decreased by one quart size per the cooking instructions. For smaller sauces and dips that calls for 3 quarts or less, it is not recommended to alter the unit size. Crock-Pot® is a registered trademark and should not be used generically when referring to a 'slow cooker' within the recipes.
Sunbeam Products, Inc. d/b/a Jarden Consumer Solutions has not tested these recipes and is not responsible for the outcome of any recipe. You may not achieve the results desired due to variations in ingredients, cooking temperatures, cooking times, typos, errors, omissions, or individual cooking abilities. Please always use your best judgment when cooking with raw ingredients such as eggs, chicken or fish.


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