Sweet & Saucy Ribs

READY IN: 6hrs 10mins
Recipe by looneytunesfan

Use your slow cooker for a fabulous barbecue all year long.

Top Review by Karen1961

This was very tasty. I didn't alter the recipe any, except to remove the lid off the slow cooker to allow the sauce to thicken. I'll definitely be adding this to my repetoire.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs pork baby back ribs
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 12 cups barbecue sauce (not mesquite flavored)
  • 1 (8 ounce) jar cherry jam or 1 (8 ounce) jar preserves
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • additional salt and black pepper (optional)


  1. Slow Cooker Directions
  2. Trim excess fat from ribs. Rub 1 teaspoon pepper over ribs. Cut ribs into 2-rib portions; place in slow cooker.
  3. Combine barbecue sauce, jam, mustard and 1/4 teaspoon salt in small bowl; pour over ribs.
  4. Cover; cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours or until ribs are tender. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired. Serve ribs with sauce.

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