Grape Jelly Little Smokies

Keep game day fun with these Grape Jelly Little Smokies. Easy to make with just three ingredients and a slow cooker.

Keep game day fun with these Grape Jelly Little Smokies. Easy to make with just three ingredients and a slow cooker.

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The best thing about game day is the food. I apologize for nothing.

And the best game day food is a buffet of appetizers. Gimme all the dips and little bites.

These Grape Jelly Little Smokies are just about as easy as it gets and sure to be a big hit.

Keep game day fun with these Grape Jelly Little Smokies. Easy to make with just three ingredients and a slow cooker. Great easy slow cooker appetizer for holidays or parties.

Ingredients for Grape Jelly Little Smokies

  • Little smokies
  • Grape jelly
  • Your favorite bottled barbecue sauce

What Kind of Barbecue Sauce?

There are lots of good bottled barbecue sauces out there and they will all be great in this recipe.

Because grape jelly is added, there’s a good amount of sweetness going on. So if you love a sticky, sweet smokie definitely go ahead and use a barbecue on the sweeter side. My favorite sweet barbecue sauce is Sweet Baby Ray’s.

If you don’t want these to be overly sweet, a smoky or spicy option would be great for you. Jack Stack (out of Kansas City) is my favorite barbecue sauce that’s on the smokier side.

Keep game day fun with these Grape Jelly Little Smokies. Easy to make with just three ingredients and a slow cooker. Great easy slow cooker appetizer for holidays or parties.

So Many Reasons to Make These Delicious Bites

Let’s start by saying, all you need is 3 ingredients for the Grape Jelly Little Smokies. THREE.

All you have to do is whisk together the grape jelly and barbecue sauce in a slow cooker, toss in the little smokies and set it to cook. It doesn’t get any easier.

You can also cook these on the stove top if you need them done quicker. I’ll include instructions for both preparations in the recipe card below.

Not only are these smokies great for game day as I mentioned earlier but they are also perfect for holiday celebrations.

Everybody loves a little smokie covered in barbecue sauce. So add a little sweetness and caramelization and you for sure have a winner.

Keep game day fun with these Grape Jelly Little Smokies. Easy to make with just three ingredients and a slow cooker. Great easy slow cooker appetizer for holidays or parties.

How to Serve

The easiest way to serve these little smokies is as follows: dip into the slow cooker with a tooth pick. Go wild. Follow your heart.

Or you know, you can add a scoop to your plate.

They are also great served with homemade macaroni and cheese or creamy mashed potatoes for dinner.

More Game Day Appetizers to Try:

Keep game day fun with these Grape Jelly Little Smokies. Easy to make with just three ingredients and a slow cooker.
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Grape Jelly Little Smokies

Keep game day fun with these Grape Jelly Little Smokies. Easy to make with just three ingredients and a slow cooker.
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 5 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grape jelly little smokies
Yield: 8 servings
Author: Meg’s Everyday Indulgence

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 3/4 cup grape jelly
  • 28 oz. package little smokies

Instructions

  • Whisk together the barbecue sauce and grape jelly in slow cooker. Add little smokies and toss to coat. Cook on low heat for 3 to 4 hours, stirring every hour.
  • For stove top preparation: Whisk together barbecue sauce and grape jelly in a large saucepan. Add little smokies and stir to coat. Heat over medium heat until simmering. Lower the heat to a simmer and cook fro 20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes.

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