Set it and forget it. How good does that sound in this season of fussy holiday cookies and complicated menu plans.

It sounds pretty darn amazing to me.

Anything that helps save time in the kitchen, or enables me to have one dinner ready and waiting, or have an appetizer or even dessert practically made for me, the happier I am.

It’s possible with the newest and most innovative Crock-Pot® Programmable Slow Cooker with iStir™ Stirring SystemiStir™ does the stirring for you so you don’t have to.

Crock-Pot® Programmable Slow Cooker with iStir™ Stirring System.

With the slow cooker’s countdown digital timer and automatic stirring, you are provided the convenience of preparing food with perfect results, even if you are not in the kitchen.

Simply prepare ingredients, set cook time and attach the motor housing with proper paddle in place. Choose the general purpose paddle for soup and chili or the stew paddle for thick stew and more dense dishes.

After an initial 2-hour delay, the stirring self-activates every 30 minutes to ensure thorough mixing and even heating until turned off.

  • 6-quart capacity
  • Serves 6-8+ people
  • Includes iStirTM Automatic stirring system with two removable stirring paddles: general purpose paddle and stew paddle
  • Also includes removable Classic Lid Handle for stirless cooking
  • Programmable control panel with digital countdown timer allows you to set cooking time anywhere between 30 minutes to 20 hours
  • HIGH/LOW temperature settings
  • Automatically shifts to WARM when cooking is complete
  • Removable oval stoneware
  • Dishwasher-safe stoneware and glass lid
  • Polished, silver stainless steel exterior with black accents and plastic handles
  • Makes great holiday gifts

One of my favorite things to make in my Crock-Pot® Slow Cooker are these Bourbon Maple Slow Cooker Baked Beans.

Unlike many baked bean recipes that start out with a pound of bacon fat, these are vegan, but are still packed with incredible depth of flavor.

Bourbon Maple Slow Cooker Baked Beans (vegan, GF) Recipe at averiecooks.com

Bourbon, maple syrup, brown sugar, molasses, BBQ sauce intensify and concentrate over time, and the resulting beans have incredible depth of flavor.

They’re sweet with a bit of heat, robust yet smooth, and extremely satisfying.

Bourbon Maple Slow Cooker Baked Beans (vegan, GF) Recipe at averiecooks.com

And most of all, they’re easy and nearly work-free thanks to my Crock-Pot® Slow Cooker.

Bourbon Maple Slow Cooker Baked Beans (vegan, GF) Recipe at averiecooks.com

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