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Little Smokies simmered in a sweet and tangy sauce are hard to resist and so simple to make! This 5-ingredient recipe is perfect for parties, game day, and the holidays.
A slow cooker full of little smokies is one of life’s simple pleasures. Whether you serve them at a party, while you’re watching your favorite team play ball or at the holidays, this unassuming appetizer is always a hit.
I’ve been making Crock Pot Little Smokies for years…like forever. Not only does the whole family love them, but this easy-to-make recipe also makes cooking easy. You just load up the crock pot with the ingredients, set it, and forget it for a couple of hours.
What Makes Little Smokies So Good?
- They are cooked low and slow soaking up the smokey, rich sauce that’s totally delicious!
- Are fun to eat and kid-friendly making them perfect for any party.
- Excellent for game day, tailgating, or “couch-gating” at home.
- They are perfect for casual entertaining during the holidays or family celebrations.
What You Need To Make This Recipe:
- Little Smokies Sausages
- BBQ Sauce – your favorite brand
- Cranberry Jelly
- Dijon Mustard
- Worcestershire Sauce
Are Little Smokies Already Cooked?
Yep, they sure are. That’s one of the secrets of this recipe. Since the sausages are fully cooked, you are heating them and allowing them to marinate in the sweet, tangy sauce.
Can I Serve This Recipe For Dinner?
Absolutely! Little Smokies make a great main dish to serve during hectic times. Since this is a “set it and forget it” recipe, the slow cooker essentially does all the work. Here’s what I like to serve with this yummy recipe:
- Instant Pot Garlic and Herb Rice
- Brussels Sprouts Slaw
- Air Fryer Baked Potatoes
- Cheesy Ranch Potato Foil Packs
- Skillet Green Beans
How Long With Little Smokies Last In the Fridge?
If you have any leftovers, which probably won’t happen, you can store them in the fridge for 3 to 5 days. Just make sure they are kept in an airtight container.
More Easy To Make Appetizers You’ll Love!
- Southwest Ranch Dip
- Crock Pot Beer Cheese Dip
- Pineapple Bacon Cheese Ball
- No-Bake Ranch Fire Crackers
- Crock Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip
- Air Fryer Chicken Wings
- Place cocktail weenies in crockpot.
- Mix together BBQ sauce, cranberry sauce, Worcestershire sauce and Dijon mustard in a bowl and pour over little smokies.
- Cook on low for 3 hours until thoroughly heated. Serve immediately.
Want To Know More About Slow Cooking?
If you are new to cooking with a Crock Pot or just don’t know where to start, I’ve got something to help. I’ve put together a helpful guide with tips and recipes to get you using a slow cooker like a pro!