Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs


I found this slow cooker barbecue ribs recipe a while back (can’t remember where) and made them a few days ago.  They were quickly demolished by the family and everyone liked them, including the grandkids. The ribs were fall-off-the-bone tender and the recipe was so, so easy.   And according to the huge empty platter, they were a big success.

Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs


This would be the perfect meal after a long day at work.  Put them in the slow cooker in the morning and forget about them until you open the door in the evening and the tantalizing aroma hits you in the face. Enjoy!

Barbecue Ribs

Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs
3 lbs. pork or beef ribs
1 c. water
1/4 c. cooking sherry
1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 c. barbecue sauce

Place ribs standing upright in slow cooker.  In other words, stand them up on their sides and snake them around and make them fit into that slow cooker. Pour in sherry and water. Sprinkle with Worcestershire sauce and salt and pepper. Pour barbecue sauce over ribs. Cook on low approximately 7-8 hours. Serve with additional barbecue sauce for dipping.

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  1. Oh, those look like heaven. YUM!! Just pinned it!

  2. Oh, wow, this look delish. I haven’t really done much more in my slow cooker than make soups and stews….but this recipe has me inspired to get my crock pot out and experiment! Thanks so much for the inspirations!

  3. Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my blackened swordfish! Your comment didn’t come via e-mail so I’m responding here! Your blog is great and I like your FB page! Have a wonderful day!

  4. Found you via SITS and would love for you to share this at my linkup where we pin all those who join to our party board

  5. Great looking ribs – I love that they were made in the slow cooker! No heat in the kitchen on a warm day!

  6. Wow! These look so yummy!

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