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GrannyLin's Barbeque Ribs Made Easy

Linda Fetla

"A simple dish you can make....and do everything else you need to do, without bothering with dinner preparations. Great on any hot summer day or even on a cold winters night."
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8 h 10 m servings 1062 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Preheat the oven's broiler and set the oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source. Set slow cooker on Medium, add the sliced onions and cover.
  2. Place the ribs on a baking sheet, season with salt and ground black pepper, and place under the preheated broiler until brown, about 5 minutes. Place the browned ribs into the preheated slow cooker with the onion. Cover and cook for 4 hours.
  3. After 4 hours, pour the entire bottle of barbeque sauce over the ribs and onions, pour water into the barbeque sauce bottle, shake and pour into the slow cooker to prevent sticking. Stir gently to combine the water and barbeque sauce. Cover and cook until tender, about another 4 hours.


  • Partner tip: Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 1062 calories; 54.1 g fat; 49.2 g carbohydrates; 88.2 g protein; 336 mg cholesterol; 1698 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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  1. 91 Ratings

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Excellent! However I needed to extend the time in the broiler from 5 min to 10 minutes each side. Then after cooking on crock pot I put back in broiler for 5-10 min each size and made the outs...

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This recipe is super easy but found that it cooks in less than 4 hours on low with my slow cooker. it is a big hit with my huge family (8) and I usually serve it with homemade cornbread muffins,...

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Excellent! However I needed to extend the time in the broiler from 5 min to 10 minutes each side. Then after cooking on crock pot I put back in broiler for 5-10 min each size and made the outs...

Cannot believe how great these are considering how easy they are to make. Have made these twice now following the recipe exactly. Maybe will try with a dry rub instead of salt and pepper. Als...

Tastes great, super easy! The only thing was that it only took about 4.5 hours, and they were a little over done! But it was a great recipe!

I'm more of a beginner cook and decided to make this for a dinner with my father-in-law. He thinks I can cook now, so I give it 5 stars! Seriously, it was very yummy. I did follow the tip fro...

I cooked the ribs for 4 hours on high/cut down to low...added the bbq sauce and it was ready to eat! 8 hours noway-they would of been MUSH.....Great recipe!

I cooked the country style ribs for 4 hours on LOW setting, then added the BBQ sauce and could have served them at that point. I kept them warm and then threw them on our grill, on foil, long e...

SO EASY! Definitely had to change a few things, but this was my first time using my slow cooker and I will be using this as a base recipe again. I broiled the ribs for 5 minutes on each side, an...

WOW:D I love to cook, but not a big fan of Ribs. My husband usually cooks Ribs in the smoker or the Grill. Was not an option on this day, so I looked up a crockpot recipes and found this one. A...

good idea! this is what i did: cut up rib, serving size pieces. then salt and pepper and little garlic. boiled in a big pot of water for 30 minutes. then drained off all that foam and greased an...