15 minute prep Fall-Off-the-Bone Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs that everyone will go crazy for! Super easy, flavorful, and so touchdown tender you will be making them again and again!
I keep a running bucket list of different types of food/recipes I want to make. Ribs have long been one of them. After making these Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs, I am kicking myself for not rushing them to the top of the list sooner! As in years and years sooner so I could have been chowing down on their juicy, tender, barbecue smothered bliss this whole time. At least I made them three times in one week to partially make up for it. So please don’t lose years and year of deliciousness and make these super easy Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs ASAP!
If you have never made ribs, or never made them in the slow cooker, prepare for your mind to be blown with this easy method for moist, literally falling of the bone BBQ ribs, every single time. Our minds were blow. And our stomachs rejoiced.
Literally fall apart tender.
Aside from the fall-off-the-bone tender factor, these ribs are heads above the rest because they are slathered in the most incredible rub and barbecue sauce to create layers of restaurant (or better than restaurant says Patrick) flavor. The Spice Rub is an intoxicating blend of paprika, brown sugar, chili powder, chipotle powder, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper. The rub recipe makes quite a bit but you are going to want to use all of the blend for perfect flavor packed ribs. Not too spicy, not too sweet, but just right – or so said my parents who dropped by and polished off the leftovers.
After you spice rub your ribs, you bake them for 15 minutes on each side to seal in the juices and render some of the fat. Meanwhile, whisk up your tantalizing barbecue sauce that is sweet and tangy and just right which is a simple mixture of ketchup, molasses, brown sugar and my secret ingredient, blackberry preserves which balances out the acidity with subtle sweetness.
Let the ribs cruise on low for 7-9 hours or on high for 4-5 hours or until they are fall apart tender. And they will be fall apart tender.
So even if your team doesn’t win on Sunday, you can still have game winning Fall-Off-the-Bone Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs that everyone will cheer for! And repeatedly beg for.
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