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Slow Cooker Cocktail Smokies Recipe
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Slow Cooker Cocktail Smokies
See how to turn three ingredients into an addictive little sausage appetizer. See more

Slow Cooker Cocktail Smokies

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"These addictive little appetizers are so easy to make, and great for potlucks as well. This recipe could easily be changed up to suit your taste."

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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    2 hrs

    2 hrs 5 mins


  1. Combine grape jelly and barbeque sauce in a slow cooker. Stir in the miniature smoked sausage links. Cook on High, until heated through, 2 to 3 hours.
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  • Cook's Note
  • You might want to first line your slow cooker with a slow cooker liner bag. Those make it so much easier to clean up.
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 02, 2013

I have to write this!!! Why would you rate this recipe and say ..." I used chili sauce and jellied cranberry sauce." That is not t reviewing this recipe, but is a recipe on its own. Hey, I used roast beef and dry onion soup mix. Just as ridiculous! Come on, if you can't review a recipe , leave it alone. Just saying..........,

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 03, 2011

These did NOT taste good. I used Famous Dave's Sweet N Sassy with grape jelly over miniature buffalo sausages. I wasted a bunch of sausages and had to come up with a "plan B" for my party. Will use a recipe with ingredients that aren't so bizarre. The grape jelly was just too much.

Sep 13, 2010

Great and simple. A word of warning: Do NOT use a smokey BBQ sauce with lil smokeys. Use a sweet bbq sauce.

Jan 15, 2010

I have been making these for years. The only thing I do differently is mix equal parts grape jelly, BBQ sauce and ketchup. This also works just as well with cut up beef hot dogs. Adults and kids alike love these. I love them especially because they're fast, easy and can be prepared in advance.

May 27, 2010

I have been making these for parties for years! People can't seem to get enough of these. I always use apricot jelly but I'm sure grape works just fine too. These little things seem to be addictive no matter how you make them.

Jan 15, 2010

I have been making this for 15 years. My x-wife had this recipe. Funny to see it again here. Nobody believs me when I say I used grape jelly in it. I take it to pot lucks all the time and it is one of the first dishes to go. Just took it to a b day party last month and when my girlfriend saw me putting grape jelly in with the links a sause, she grosed out and said no way she would eat it, and that I ruined the links she spent all that money on. After hearing all the great revievs from party goers she decided to give it a shot. She loved it!

Jan 20, 2010

u can also make this with a jar of chili sauce and a can of thanksgiving cranberry jelly. both are also good with little cocktail sized meatballs. i too agree how addictive this recipe is!

Jan 19, 2010

A household hit for any occaision! I use equal parts of grape jelly and BBQ sauce. I also make this with prepared meatballs from the grociery store. This is also good using both meatballs and lil smokies. Just make sure the sauce covers the meat. This gives a little more variety when making for a party.


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  • Calories
  • 377 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 24.6 g
  • 38%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 11.1 g
  • 22%
  • Sodium
  • 1278 mg
  • 51%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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