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Slow Cooker BBQ Baby Back Ribs

Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs, Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs, Slow Cooker Ribs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 796 kcal
Author Melissa


  • 2 racks Baby Back Ribs between 2-3 pounds each
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 3 cups BBQ Sauce
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons brown mustard
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Start by removing membranes if still attached. Season ribs and place in slow cooker with meaty part facing wall of slow cooker.

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together BBQ sauce, molasses, ketchup, apple cider vinegar, mustard, onion powder and garlic powder. Pour over ribs and cook on low for 6-8 hours.

  3. Serve warm with additional BBQ sauce.
  4. Optional step: Broil ribs, in oven, on high for about 5 minutes after removing from slow cooker.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker BBQ Baby Back Ribs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 796 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Trans Fat 0.3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 13g
Cholesterol 130mg43%
Sodium 1831mg80%
Potassium 1294mg37%
Carbohydrates 90g30%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 77g86%
Protein 38g76%
Vitamin A 465IU9%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 175mg18%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.