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BBQ ribs with sauce and brush

Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs

Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs are tender, fall-of-the-bone ribs, coated in a sweet BBQ sauce. It's an easy Crock Pot recipe that makes a great weeknight dinner or a potluck recipe for parties.
Course Main
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 1026kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 1 rack St. Louis-Style Ribs
  • 3 cups BBQ sauce divided

Dry Rub


  • Combine all of the ingredients for the dry rub in a bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • Remove the silver skin from the ribs and rub the rack of ribs with the dry rub.
  • Place the ribs in the slow cooker and cover with 2 cups of the BBQ sauce.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours.
  • Remove from the slow cooker and baste with the final cup of BBQ sauce.


Calories: 1026kcal | Carbohydrates: 93g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 54g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 182mg | Sodium: 3584mg | Potassium: 1096mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 75g | Vitamin A: 1075IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 3.8mg