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Easy Beer Bratwurst

Reynolds Kitchens

"These rich, savory brats are the perfect treat for your next backyard cookout or tailgate."
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4 h 15 m servings 815 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Line a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with a Reynolds(R) Slow Cooker Liner.
  2. Add beer, onions, maple syrup, vinegar, caraway seeds, thyme, and Worcestershire sauce to the prepared slow cooker. Stir gently with a rubber spatula to combine. Place bratwurst on top of the mixture in cooker.
  3. Cover and cook for 4 hours on high or for 8 hours on low.
  4. Serve bratwursts and onions in toasted buns topped with cheese and lettuce, if desired.


  • Reynolds Kitchens Tip:
  • Beer and brats are perfect for any sports party! Cook these savory beer brats in a slow cooker liner for juicy flavors everyone will cheer for.
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 815 calories; 39.5 g fat; 79.1 g carbohydrates; 29.4 g protein; 81 mg cholesterol; 1751 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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This is one of my husbands favorites! We have ate this several times. We purchase the German Brats from our local butcher shop who always has quality meat & brats. This receipe has great t...

Good flavor; used honey instead of maple syrup. Doesn't have as nice a texture as when finished by grilling, but still enjoyed.