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Crock Pot Bourbon Smokies

Crock Pot Bourbon Smokies- the salty smokiness of cocktail wieners combines wonderfully with a sweet and tangy sauce flavored with bourbon.

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Crock Pot Bourbon Smokies in a bowl.

Such an easy gameday recipe. Also perfect for a holiday party.

Quick and Easy Prep

The only prep for this recipe is adding all the ingredients to the slow cooker. No need to dirty a mixing bowl. You’ll add the bbq sauce, ketchup, brown sugar, bourbon, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and dry mustard to the slow cooker. Stir to mix and add the smokies. So easy.

Bourbon Smokie on a toothpick.

How Long To Cook Crock Pot Bourbon Smokies

Since all the ingredients are already “cooked”, the cooking time is short, about 2 1/2 to 3 hours on LOW. Or you can cook for 1 1/2 hours on HIGH. This is just enough time to meld all the flavors

Bourbon Smokies in a slow cooker.

What Type Of Little Smokies To Use?

There are a variety of little smokies available. You can find both beef and pork little smokies at any grocery store. Either one and any brand will work for this recipe. They are also refered to as cocktail wieners or cocktail sausages.

Equipment Needed

The only ingredient you need is a smallish slow cooker, about 4-quarts. Or you can double the recipe and use a 6-quart slow cooker.

Recipe Tips

If not spicy enough, add a pinch or two of cayenne pepper.

This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled to feed a crowd

If you double the recipe, use a 6-quart slow cooker instead of a 4-quart slow cooker.

How To Serve

You don’t even have to transfer these Bourbon Smokies to a bowl. The best way to serve them is right out of the slow cooker so they stay warm. Just put out some toothpicks next to the slow cooker.

Crock Pot Bourbon Smokies in a bowl and bottle of bourbon.

More Slow Cooker Appetizer Recipes

Crock Pot Bourbon Smokies

Crock Pot Bourbon Smokies- the salty smokiness of cocktail wieners combines wonderfully with a sweet and tangy sauce flavored with bourbon.
PREP: 8 mins
COOK: 2 hrs 30 mins
SERVINGS: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 cup bbq sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried mustard
  • 2 (14-ounce) packages cocktail wieners

Instructions

  • Combine first 7 ingredients in a 4-quart slow cooker. Stir to mix.
  • Add cocktail wieners and stir to coat.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or on HIGH for 1 1/2 hours.

Nutrition

Calories: 201kcal
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Southern
Keyword: crock pot, slow cooker

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