Some of the best crock pots of 2015 include the Cuisinart MSC-600, the West Bend 84966, the Waring WSC650 and the Hamilton Beach 33461, according to Best Reviews. These crock pots win praise for their range of features, convenience and design.
Cuisinart’s MSC-600 receives acclaim for its 24-hour programmable timer, useful hold-warm setting and its sleek, stainless steel exterior. Some users note the unit has a slightly higher price point, but most say that the extra cost is worth it due to the unit’s quality and dependability.
The West Bend 84966 receives favorable reviews for its ease of use and ease of clean up. The unit’s cooking pot and glass lid are both dishwasher safe, making it easy to wash the crock pot after preparing a meal. However, some users complain that the unit’s non-stick interior finish may flake off and get into food.
The Waring WSC650 receives commendation for its practical, convenient features, including a hold-warm function and LED indicator lights. The unit is a value-priced model that works well for users who don’t need extra functions. Some users complain of the unit’s less durable construction and the difficulty of replacing parts.
Hamilton Beach offers the 33461, which wins praise for its oblong shape, allowing it to accommodate cuts of meat and other dishes that might not fit in a conventional crock pot. Users also praise the unit's lock-and-go lid and reasonable price.