Slow Cooker BBQ Short Ribs

Total Time
8hrs 5mins
5 mins
8 hrs

This is summer in a slow cooker! It's also one of those recipes that will mellow and taste even better the next day.

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  1. Place ribs and onions in slow cooker.
  2. Mix barbecue sauce, honey, flour and mustard; pour over ingredients in slow cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours (or on HIGH for 5 hours) or until ribs are tender.
  4. Remove ribs from slow cooker; cover to keep warm.
  5. Skim excess fat from sauce; return ribs to sauce.
  6. Stir gently until evenly coated.
Most Helpful

3 5

These ribs were very good, very tender, but they were not like ribs. They were like eating a juicy roast on the bones. I don't know if I left them in the crock pot too long. They cooked for 7 hours. They were delicious don't get me wrong, but not what I expected.

5 5

Annacia, oh my goodness, these ribs came out so delectable and were absolutely falling off the bone! What a super-easy recipe to follow and one which will surely be used many, many more times! Thank you so much for sharing! I've featured this recipe on my blog -

5 5

This was so easy and good! I especially love the additional ingredients that go with the bbq sauce. I added 4 cloves garlic, minced and seared the ribs first. Will try next time without searing. Thanks for sharing!