Brown Sugar Brats

Brown Sugar Brats

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"In Wisconsin, brats are considered a staple at summer picnics. These are a twist on the traditional grilled brats. I have found once people try them, they soon become a favorite."
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3 h 15 m servings 611 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 611 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 33.4 g
  • 51%
  • Carbs:
  • 62.7g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 17.1 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 84 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 977 mg
  • 39%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Place the brats into the bottom of a large electric covered roaster (such as a Nesco(R)). Layer the apples, then the onions, then the brown sugar over the brats. Pour the water over the ingredients.
  2. Cover the roaster and cook the brats at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 3 hours. Brats will look dark and candied when ready.


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Made this exactly as written the first time around. My husband said he would order these at a pub any day! The second time around, we added garlic and a small, diced jalapeno and loved it even ...

I have made many recipes from this site, but never rated one ... before now. THESE. WERE. GREAT. Made a few changes: I halved the recipe, used dark brown sugar, and baked in the oven on 350 fo...

These got the thumbs up from the guys. I had deer brats and wanted to disguise the flavor a bit, so I thought this would work. I don't have a roaster, so I just used a 9x13 in the oven for about...

Made these in the crockpot. Used Johnsonville "sweet" brats and instead of all water, I used half pineapple juice. The smell of these cooking is IN-sane. I was actually quite surprized by the en...

These were quite good and it's my fault they weren't better-I don't have an electric roaster so I baked them but I made the mistake of covering the pan. If you decide to bake these, I highly re...

I cut the recipe down to our size since we only had a little over a pound of brats. I also cooked them in the oven at 350 for about an hour and they turned out just right. My husband says he l...

I made these brats for a staff lunch meeting and they were a hit! So simple and cooked perfectly. Just followed the recipe as is; only changed the number of servings to fit my group. Definitely ...

These are so good. I had to reduce the recipe since there are only 2 of us but I have made it 3 or more times and Hubby likes it too. I serve with smashed potatoes and a salad. Num

Good. A different way to prepare brats. We have them quite often in Wisconsin!

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