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How to simplify Thanksgiving: Slow Cooker Cornbread Dressing

I am challenging myself to only cut the oven on for 15 minutes and still have a Thanksgiving feast.How ? You may ask. It's simple
1.use the following  recipe for the dressing which will free up your oven and time for other things.
2. I will cook Apricot-Lemon Chicken which is kid friendly and can prepared on top of the stove
3. I will only prepare a dessert that can be defrosted(I.E. Marie Calendar's Key Lime Pie) or sit overnight in the refrigerator like a cheesecake.(Hey desserts aren't my strength so might as well get help where you need it the most)

The only thing I will have to cut my oven on for is the Cheesy Spinach Bites which is only 15 minutes to make and good enough to be included in a Thanksgiving meal.
Here's the tenative menu.
Coconut Pumpkin Soup Cheesy Spinach Bites Apricot Lemon Chicken Mashed Potatoes Slow Cooker Cornbread Dressing Cheesecake or Keylime Pie
I haven't done a traditional Thanksgiving in a while ,normally it's either Italian or Mexican and…