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Always a crowd-pleaser, these Crockpot Little Smokies are slow cooked in a sauce made with beer, garlic, honey, brown sugar and bbq sauce.  Perfect for game day, holidays, or any party! #littlesmokies #lilsmokies #partyfood #appetizer #recipe #easyrecipe #crockpot #slowcooker
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5 from 9 votes

Crockpot BBQ Beer Little Smokies

Savory, boozy and sweet, these little smokies are perfect for game day or any party.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot little smokies, little smokies
Servings: 15 - 20 people
Calories: 102kcal


  • 4 14 oz each packages little smokies cocktail sausages
  • 18 oz bottle sweet and spicy bbq sauce
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar , packed
  • 3 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 8 oz light beer
  • pinch of cayenne pepper


  • Add little smokies to the insert of a slow cooker.  Add all remaining ingredients and stir to combine well.
  • Cover and cook on HIGH for 2-3 hours, or LOW for 4 hours.  Serve hot or keep on warm in the slow cooker.


Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Sodium: 432mg | Potassium: 96mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.3mg