Slow Cooker Barbecued Ribs

READY IN: 10hrs 15mins
Recipe by Lavender Lynn

I found this recipe on Betty C. This is cooked the same way I have always cooked my ribs only in a slow cooker. My family loves this way of cooking them.

Top Review by Cook4_6

This is a very quick and easy method for cooking ribs. My family prefers ribs a tiny bit firmer, so next time I will put them on the grill after the initial 8-9 hours in the crock pot, and then top with the sauce. The flavor was most fabulous! Thanks for posting. ( I used Damon's BBQ sauce and it was yummo!)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spray inside of 4 to 5 qt slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. Remove inner skin from ribs.
  3. Mix brown sugar, salt, pepper, and garlic.
  4. Rub mixture into ribs.
  5. Cut ribs into 4 in pieces.
  6. Layer ribs and onion in slow cooker.
  7. Pour cola over ribs.
  8. Cover and cook on low setting 8 to 9 hours or until tender.
  9. Remove ribs from slow cooker. Drain and discard liquid.
  10. Pour barbecue sauce into shallow bowl. Dip ribs into sauce. Place ribs into slow cooker.
  11. Pour any remaining sauce over ribs.
  12. Cover and cook on low heat setting 1 hour.

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