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BBQ Ribs in Crock Pot with Sweet Baby Ray's Sauce

These BBQ Ribs in Crock Pot with Sweet Baby Ray's Sauce are made just right in your slow cooker for an easy rib recipe that is finger licking good.
Prep Time25 minutes
Cook Time4 hours
Total Time4 hours 25 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crock pot ribs, slow cooker ribs
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 556kcal
Author: Allison Treadwell


  • 1 rack of ribs
  • 1/2 cup apple juice/cider
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth or water
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 cup bbq sauce
  • 1 yellow onion sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced

Dry Rub Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar


  • Remove membrane off back of ribs and cut ribs into smaller sections, 2-3 ribs per section.
  • Mix together dry rub ingredients. (see ingredients above) Rub dry rub mixture onto ribs and make sure to press it into the meat. Repeat this on each section.
  • Place ribs into crock pot and pour honey over ribs.
  • Pour onions and garlic over ribs.
  • Pour apple juice and chicken broth over ribs.
  • Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours.
  • Remove ribs from crockpot and transfer to a baking sheet. Brush ribs with BBQ Sauce on ribs and broil for 5 minutes.


Calories: 556kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 2716mg | Potassium: 694mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 1058IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 2mg