Easy Slow Cooker Cherry Dump Cake

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This easy and tasty slow cooker cherry dump cake recipe is sponsored by Family Dollar.
Slow Cooker Cherry Dump Cake

Aren’t cherry desserts so delicious?! We love them around here any time of the year, but they work great for the holidays as well. The beautiful cherry-red color is perfectly festive! So if you’re looking for a delicious recipe that is amazingly simple to make, this cherry dump cake is great – especially since it cooks up right in your slow cooker! Slow Cooker Dump CakeYum! I love a simple recipe that is not only tasty and easy, but only requires three ingredients! And, using a slow cooker is perfect to save on time and space in the oven. It really doesn’t get any easier than this! So, this 3-ingredient cherry dessert is a great option during the busy holiday season. To save money on making this easy dessert recipe, check out Family Dollar. It’s a one stop shop for everything you’ll need to create a fun holiday recipe without breaking the bank. With the variety of products available there, it’s easy to discover something new! I found these cute holiday dishes: How cute are those?! I especially LOVE the Santa dish! There was such a fun holiday décor section, that I just couldn’t resist. So, we grabbed the ingredients for our cherry dump cake dessert, along with a few of these cute serving dishes! *Money-Saving Tip: Be sure to check out the Weekly Deals at Family Dollar and then use their Smart Coupons to save money on your holiday purchases! Dump Cake IngredientsOnce you’ve got your ingredients, the recipe is crazy easy to make! You just dump the ingredients in the slow cooker and walk away.That’s why it’s called “Dump Cake”. Easy peasy! And since there is so little work involved, it gives you more time to do other things on your holiday checklist or enjoy time with the family! Here’s the easy recipe:

Slow Cooker Cherry Dump Cake
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Easy Slow Cooker Cherry Dump Cake

With just 3 ingredients, Cherry Dump Cake is an extremely easy (and tasty) dessert!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time2 hours
Total Time2 hours 5 minutes
Course: Dessert
Author: Sara @ Mom Endeavors


  • 2 cans 21 oz each cherry pie filling
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • ½ cup 1 stick butter, melted


  • Use butter or cooking spray to grease the bottom & sides of the slow cooker crock.
  • Dump cherry pie filling into the slow cooker (use a spatula to spread evenly).
  • In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix with melted butter forming a sort of crumb mixture.
  • Crumble the cake mixture over the layer of cherries.
  • Cover and cook for 4 hours on low or 2 hours on high.
  • *Optional - top with 1 cup chopped pecans
  • Serve warm and enjoy
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Slow Cooker Cherry Dump CakeMmmmm! The house smells amazing while this cooks! You can serve it up in little individual ramekins for guests at your holiday party. Or, you can opt for a more “family-style” presentation, allowing guests to dish up their own portions. We did just that in my new, cute Santa dish for something a little more fun!Easy Christmas Cherry DessertYUM! So, be sure to check out Family Dollar’s Weekly Deals, snag your Smart Coupons, and head over to your local Family Dollar to pick up everything you need for your holiday parties. In addition to discovering some new things at Family Dollar, you can discover some great holiday ideas below from some of my creative blogger friends:

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I’m Sara, a mom to three adorable boys living in the Arizona desert. As a former teacher, I love sharing my passions with others. So, have a look around for creative inspiration about cooking, creating, celebrating, traveling with kids, and more everyday mom endeavors!


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