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Sweet and Savory Brisket

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"The mixture sounds weird but it is actually very good. You can add potatoes and carrots if you want during the last couple of hours. This is a good recipe if you aren't going to be home all day to watch it."
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8 h 10 m servings 372
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Cut brisket in half across the grain and place a half into a slow cooker. Spread with half the ketchup and grape jelly; sprinkle with half the dry onion soup mix. Place remaining piece of brisket on top of the first piece and repeat spreading with remaining ketchup, grape jelly, and onion soup mix. Sprinkle black pepper into cooker.
  2. Cover the cooker and cook on Low until meat is very tender, 8 to 10 hours.


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

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 372 calories; 19.3 22.3 27.3 91 922 Full nutrition

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Best brisket ever!

This is a regular at our house. So easy and delicious!

Added some Honey served with salad (using the stock as dressing) and a side of steamed carrots

I didn't have grape jelly, so I used some blackberry-blueberry sauce and it was fantastic! Hubby and I both love the fruity hint it gave the meat. Sssooooooo easy and good enough to impress fr...

Outstanding!! I should have tried this recipe long ago!

I subbed wild berry jam for the grape- didn't have any. Sliced it thinly once cooked, then threw it back into the slow cooker to absorb the juices & keep warm. A little sweet for my taste but t...