Simple Slow Cooker Ribs

I was really skeptical about ribs in a slow cooker, so I tried this recipe twice to make sure that the first time wasn’t a fluke. I am a convert, that’s for sure. These were amazing!


  • 5 lbs baby back ribs
  • 2-3 cups of your favorite bbq sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons paprika


  1. Mix brown sugar, salt, pepper, and paprika in a small bowl. Rub the seasoning on the ribs, and place in the slow cooker with the meaty part of the ribs facing the walls of the slow cooker.
  2. Add 2-3 cups of your favorite bbq sauce, making sure to cover all sides of the meat.
  3. Set slow cooker on low for 6-8 hours.
  4. Optional: Broil ribs in the oven for 5 minutes before serving to caramelize the sauce
  5. Serve up hot, enjoy!


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