- Add all ingredients to a large slow cooker.
- Cook on low for 3 hours or until heated through. Monitor to make sure it doesn’t boil.
- Turn slow cooker to warm setting and cook for another 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
- Stir again right before serving and taste.
- (Optional) Dip rims of cups in caramel sauce and then in graham cracker crumbs. Top with fresh whipped cream and caramel syrup if desired. For extra cheer, top with gingerbread cookies.