April 24, 2023Review Recipe
Little Smokies in Crockpot
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If you’re looking for a super easy slow cooker appetizer for your next party, you have to try this crockpot cocktail links recipe! It only requires three simple ingredients, and the end result is a sweet and tangy combination that makes these little smoked sausages so irresistible.
Little Smokies Crock Pot Recipe Ingredients
- 1 cup of BBQ sauce
- ¾ cup of grape jelly
- 2 (16-ounce) packages of cocktail sausages
Lil Smokies Crockpot Substitutions and Additions
BARBECUE SAUCE: Any type of BBQ sauce will work for this easy appetizer recipe, so if you have a favorite brand, I recommend using that. I personally love Sweet Baby Ray’s! You could also make a homemade BBQ sauce to use if you prefer.
GRAPE JELLY: Any brand of grape jelly will do for this recipe. Just as with the BBQ sauce, you can use homemade grape jelly if you prefer!
How to make Little Smokies in Crock Pot
STEP ONE: Pour all of your ingredients into the crockpot and stir together to coat the cocktail sausages.
STEP TWO: Cook on low heat for 4 to 6 hours.
OUR RECIPE DEVELOPER SAYS:
If you are in a hurry, you can also cook them on high for 2 to 3 hours.
STEP THREE: Serve the mini cocktail sausages with toothpicks or cocktail forks and enjoy!
You can keep the sausages on a warm setting in your slow cooker for a couple of hours while you are entertaining.
How to serve Little Smokies with Grape Jelly
These little sausage bites make a delicious appetizer and are a real crowd-pleaser at holiday parties or for a game-day party. Serve alongside our cucumber bites and stuffed mushrooms.
In need of a few more easy-to-make appetizers? Grape jelly meatballs are another tasty crockpot recipe, and our barbecue sausage bites are tangy and full of flavor.
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Lil Smokies Crockpot storage instructions
IN THE FRIDGE: Storage for your cocktail wieners is as simple as the recipe itself. Simply pop them into an airtight container and put them in the fridge for 2 to 3 days. To reheat, place them in the microwave, making sure to get a good amount of sauce!
IN THE FREEZER: We don’t recommend freezing these sausages after they are made. You can freeze the sausages and then thaw them and add them to your slow cooker when you are ready to serve them.
How long do BBQ Little Smokies with Grape Jelly last in the fridge?
This dish will keep in the fridge for 2-3 days.
Why you’ll love these Little Smokies with Grape Jelly and BBQ Sauce
Crockpot cocktail links are one of the easiest appetizer recipes you will ever make! It’s as simple as gathering the ingredients (just three of them) and mixing them together in the crockpot. Let them cook, and in no time, you have a sweet and tangy appetizer that everyone loves.
What are Little Smokies with grape jelly?
Little Smokies with grape jelly is a simple appetizer in which cocktail sausages are smothered in grape jelly and barbecue sauce and heated in the slow cooker.
Little Smokies in Crockpot FAQs
These little sausages are fully cooked and only need to be warmed up before serving.
Pick your favorite BBQ sauce for this recipe. Any kind will be delicious.
If your sauce in this easy recipe is watery, add a bit of cornstarch or flour to the sauce and give it a stir, you should be able to thicken it up!
Little Smokies are smoked cocktail wieners.
BBQ sauce won’t burn in the slow cooker as long as it is combined with another liquid, in this case, BBQ sauce.
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BBQ Little Smokies Recipe with Jelly
- 1 cup BBQ sauce
- ¾ cup grape jelly
- 32 ounces cocktail sausages (two 16-ounce packages)
- Pour all of your ingredients together into the CrockPot and stir together to coat the cocktail sausages.
- Cook on low for 4 to 6 hours or on high for 2 to 3 hours.
- Serve with toothpicks and enjoy!
- If you are in a hurry, you can also cook on high for 2 to 3 hours.
- You can keep the sausages on a warm setting in your slow cooker for a couple of hours while you are entertaining.
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