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Fall Off the Bone Crock Pot Ribs

These fall-off-the-bone crockpot ribs are made just right in your crock pot.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crock pot ribs, slow cooker ribs
Servings: 4 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