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3 ways to use your slow cooker to make delectable desserts

The slow cooker isn't just for stews and chili. In fact, you can use this powerhouse kitchen appliance for just about anything, including dessert. Try these three simple yet impressive desserts that really can be made in the slow cooker.

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Note: You can swap out the chocolate in this recipe for fruit preserves to make a strawberry or raspberry slow cooker cheesecake.

Slow-Cooker Chocolate Marble Cheesecake
Slow Cooker Marble Cheesecake
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Slow Cooker Fudge
Slow Cooker Fudge
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Lava cakes are one of our favorite desserts to make when guests come over. Who knew they could be done in the slow cooker? Try this recipe from Taste of Home. But if the craving hits you and you want some chocolate lava cake RIGHT NOW, try this recipe below —these cakes are made in the microwave!

Deep Chocolate Truffle Lava Mug Cakes
Microwave Chocolate Molten Lava Mug Cakes
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