While crockpots are commonly used for making soups and stews or for slow-cooking meats, they are also surprisingly useful for making other foods that you may not associate with a slow cooker, such as brownies, bread, cheesecake, fruit butters, and even yogurt.
For unconventional, non-edible uses, crockpots also come in handy for many DIY craft projects. You can use a slow cooker to make your own candles, dye wool and yarn, recycle broken crayons, and more.
Read below for more unexpected uses for a crockpot. Click on image to enlarge.