35 Christmas sides you can make in a crock pot
Let your crock pot do half the work this Christmas, with these 35 unbeatable side dishes you simply can't pass up!
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Potatoes au gratin
These crock pot potatoes cooked au gratin (cheesy-style) are just as cheesy and creamy as the oven-baked version. They might not have the same melted "crust," but trust us, no one will care. Keep them from becoming soggy by tossing a few paper towels on top—they'll soak up the excess moisture and liquid, leaving you with crisper, yummier potatoes.
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These salted caramel thumbprint cookies are easy to make and super delicious!
- 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
- 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
- 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
- Pinch of sea salt
- 1 cup / 150g of flour
- 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
- Salted caramel
- Melted dark chocolate
In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.
Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.
Chill for 30 minutes.
Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.
Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.
Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.
Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.
Remove from oven and let cool.
Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.