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A small list of ingredients, one slow cooker and you’ve got yourself a cheesy slow cooker sausage dip! We use Marzetti Ranch dip to add more flavor!

This post is sponsored by Marzetti but all opinions remain our own.

A small list of ingredients, one slow cooker and you've got yourself a cheesy slow cooker sausage dip! We use Marzetti Ranch dip to add more flavor! ohsweetbasil.com

When Cade and I first got married we were all about running around to make the holidays special for each other. Then we had kids and our efforts tripled. We want to find the right gifts, start fantastic traditions and make everything perfectly special. It didn’t take long for us to crash and burn.

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We realized we were running ourselves ragged and by the time the holidays were over we hadn’t done a lot of just being together. Our errands were taking time away from the family and our holiday recipes were so long and complicated we were spending more time shooing people out of the kitchen than putting our arms around each other and making memories.

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One of the first things we ditched was the recipes. Sure we still have some favorites that we make but we looked for ways to simplify. We now do a slow cooker dip, veggies with Marzetti dips and fruits with our Strawberry Fluff Dip as a big dip bar for our game night! Every year we buy a new game for the whole family. Santa delivers the game Christmas morning and we can spend more time making memories, not stress.

Throw tomatoes, ranch dip, cheese, cream cheese and sausage in a slow cooker and you've got cheesy slow cooker sausage dip! ohsweetbasil.com

This cheesy slow cooker sausage dip is one we learned years ago from a friend but there’s a hefty list of ingredients as you’re supposed to make your own ranch like sauce to add to the recipe. On a whim I bought Marzetti ranch dip and it actually tastes better than the other recipe because its texture is thick and creamy and it’s packed full of flavor that’s fresh and doesn’t taste like a bunch of dried spices as our old recipe did.

Throw tomatoes, ranch dip, cheese, cream cheese and sausage in a slow cooker and you've got cheesy slow cooker sausage dip! ohsweetbasil.com

Cheesy Slow Cooker Sausage Dip

We just brown up some sausage, then add Marzetti Ranch Dip, tomatoes, cream cheese, and  cheese  in a slow cooker and set it, then forget it. It only has to cook on low for about 3 hours, but we keep it on warm and serve it right in the slow cooker with a little salt and pepper to taste.

Marzetti Ranch Dip is so thick and creamy it's perfect alone or to make a new dip ohsweetbasil.com

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Cheesy Slow Cooker Sausage Dip

A small list of ingredients, one slow cooker and you've got yourself a cheesy slow cooker sausage dip! We use Marzetti Ranch dip to add more flavor! ohsweetbasil.com

Cheesy Slow Cooker Sausage Dip

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Cook Time: 3 hours
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
A small list of ingredients, one slow cooker and you've got yourself a cheesy slow cooker sausage dip! We use Marzetti Ranch dip to add more flavor!

Ingredients

  • 8 Ounces Cream Cheese
  • 4 Ounces American Cheese
  • 14 ounce Marzetti Ranch Dip
  • 1 Can Diced Tomatoes drained
  • 1/2-1 Pound Italian Sausage
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Brown the sausage in a pan over medium heat, breaking it up into bits, for about 5 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Drain the grease and add to a slow cooker.
  • Add all remaining ingredients except the salt and pepper.
  • Cook on low heat for 3 hours, or if you need to do it stove top, place it all in a sauce pan and cook over medium heat until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve warm with bread slices.
Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Slow Cooker Sausage Dip
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 370 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Polyunsaturated Fat 22g
Cholesterol 57mg19%
Sodium 805mg35%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 11g22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

A small list of ingredients, one slow cooker and you've got yourself a cheesy slow cooker sausage dip! We use Marzetti Ranch dip to add more flavor!

Strawberry Fluff Dip

One of the easiest dips you’ll ever have and everyone goes crazy for!

This strawberry fluff fruit dip is one of the first recipes I fell in love with as a kid and I still can't get enough of it.

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Cheney Family

Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

But most of all, they love the memories made, shared and treasured and it’s all thanks to a meal shared together with loved ones.

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21 comments

  • This looks fantastic! Is a regular-sized crockpot too big, or would it work in a mini crockpot? Thanks!

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    • Either size would work!

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  • I love to make a spinach dip recipe for the family

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  • My buffalo chicken dip is always a hit!

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  • My hubby and extended family love buffalo chicken dip! Its their favorite!

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  • I like ranch on my burgers, but the stuff in the jar is too thin, so it makes a soggy mess of the bun. I use Marzetti dips because like you mentioned, it is thinker, but still has a creamy texture.

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  • I would like to make ranch spinach dip

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  • I like to make cheese, salsa, and cream cheese dip!

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  • This is perfect for get togethers

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  • I love buffalo chicken dip.

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  • Spinach artichoke dip is one of my favorites

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  • I like to make spinach artichoke dip.

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  • I love to make shrimp dip.

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  • This looks so yummy!  Thanks for sharing!

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  • hey girl- this dip looks amazing! I just love all kinds of dips! and of course salsa! yummy!

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  • I like to make buffalo chicken dip but I think I will try your sausage dip for our family party on Christmas Eve. It looks so good.

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    • Ohhh I need a good buffalo chicken dip recipe!

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  • That recipe dip looked good and easy to make, I have tried some of their dips and there delicious. 😋 Yummy

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    • Thank you!

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  • This sounds like a really neat variation on one I make — we use a block of Velveeta, 1 can of Rotel and 1 pound of hot Italian sausage (browned)… throw it all in the slow cooker and YUM! I love it on Ruffles…. everyone else on tortilla chips…. I’m always looking for fun new ones to try so this will definitely be on my list! Thanks for sharing it

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    • That sounds so good!

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