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Crockpot Lil Smokies

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Crockpot Lil Smokies are the perfect addition to any get-together or gathering, especially during football season. These Lil’ Smokies take very little prep, less than five minutes, and are always a huge hit when served. 

Crockpot Lil Smokies

Crockpot Lil Smokies and Air Fryer Chicken Wings are a staple in our house when we are watching any football game. They are loved by kids and adults and always the first thing that is gone. There is something about these Lil Smokies that are coated in a delicious BBQ sauce mixture that makes them the most irresistible snack. They are finger-licking good! 

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How to Make Crockpot Lil Smokies

  • Place the lil smokies in your crockpot and spread even.
  • Place the BBQ sauce and ketchup on top before sprinkling the remaining ingredients over the top.
  • Stir well, cover, and cook on high for two hours, stirring well halfway through.
  • Serve and enjoy!
crock lil smokies

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • Sweet Baby Ray’s is my go-to BBQ sauce for Lil Smokies. You can use your favorite BBQ sauce if you prefer, but I have found that thicker sauces work better with this recipe. 
  • If you prefer you can cook these on low for 4 hours. Once cooked, set your slow cooker to keep warm to keep them warm throughout your whole gathering. 
  • If you don’t have liquid smoke or don’t prefer it, you can use Worcestershire sauce in its place or omit it altogether. 
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  • You don’t have to stir these halfway through the cooking process, but I find that it helps keep everything mixed evenly. Just be sure to stir it prior to serving. 
  • There’s no need to heat up the brown sugar or other ingredients before adding them. They will dissolve in the cooking process. 
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Storage

If you have any leftovers, you will want to store it in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 4 days. 

Can you freeze Lil Smokies?

You can freeze your Lil Smokies (with the sauce) in a freezer-safe airtight container. These will last up to 2 months. 

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When you are ready to enjoy, thaw them in the fridge overnight and reheat them in your crockpot or on the stove, whichever you prefer. 

Do Little Smokies have to be cooked?

Little Smokies are fully-cooked sausages that just need to be reheated. You can do this on the stove, or in the crockpot. 

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crock lil smokies

Crockpot Lil Smokies

Crockpot Lil Smokies are the perfect addition to any get together or gathering especially during football season. Thes Lil’ Smokies take very little prep, less than five minutes, and are always a huge hit when served.

Ingredients

  • 56 Ounces Lil Smokies
  • 2 Cups BBQ Sauce
  • 1 Cup Ketchup
  • ¾ Cup Brown Sugar, packed
  • 1 Tablespoon Liquid Smoke
  • 1 Tablespoon Granulated Garlic

Instructions

  1. Place the Lil smokies in your crockpot and spread evenly.
  2. Place the BBQ sauce and ketchup on top before sprinkling the remaining ingredients over the top.
  3. Stir well, cover, and cook on high for two hours, stirring well halfway through.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

14

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 491Total Fat: 34gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 66mgSodium: 1541mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 0gSugar: 28gProtein: 14g

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