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Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs

Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs

Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs are the perfect dish to serve for any family gathering, potluck, or party. This twist on a classic recipe makes a moist and tender rib that everyone loves.
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword crock pot, crockpot, pork, slow cooker, spare ribs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 832kcal


  • 1 large slow cooker at least 6 quarts



  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • 1 rack pork spare ribs cut in half or pieces to fit the slow cooker
  • 2 ½ cups sweet barbecue sauce
  • 16 ounces frozen peaches


  • Prepare the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray or spritz with oil.
  • Mix the chili powder, brown sugar, cumin, paprika, salt, and cayenne pepper together in a small bowl.
  • Rub the ribs with the combined rub seasoning on all sides.
  • Place the ribs into the slow cooker in layers with the barbecue sauce and peaches in between each layer.
  • Place the over on the slow cooker and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.
  • Carefully remove the ribs and stir the sauce and peaches together.
  • Serve the ribs with the sauce.


The sauce in the slow cooker should thicken as it cools. You can always add more sauce of choice when serving.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 832kcal | Carbohydrates: 99g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 135mg | Sodium: 2062mg | Potassium: 523mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 86g | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbohydrates: 2g | Sugar Alcohols: 99