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Sweet and tangy, crockpot cocktail links is a classic slow cooker appetizer, and easy to make during the holidays. With just three ingredients, this simple recipe comes together easily in the slow cooker.
Crockpot Cocktail Links
Cooked in a slow cooker and smothered in BBQ sauce and grape jelly, these crockpot cocktail links are full of flavor. A favorite holiday appetizer, they are both tasty and fun to eat.
Simply dump the three ingredients into the slow cooker, and then a few hours later you’ll have a savory snack that is perfect for parties and entertaining. It’s an appetizer that everyone will enjoy eating and comes together with hardly any work.
Serve your little sausages with toothpicks so everyone can help themselves, or plate them with cocktail forks for a dressier appearance. Easy to make for any occasion, serve your cocktail links with other easy appetizers like bacon-wrapped mozzarella sticks or tortilla pinwheels.
Crockpot Cocktail Links Ingredients
- BBQ sauce – your favorite kind
- Cocktail sausages
- Jelly – grape jelly
Any type of BBQ sauce will work for this savory recipe, just choose your favorite brand. You could even make your own homemade barbecue sauce if you prefer.
While BBQ sauce and jelly might sound like an odd combination, together they make a delicious flavorful sauce. Just like the BBQ sauce, you can also use any brand of grape jelly. A jelly is made with strained fruit juice, so the finished sauce will be nice and smooth.
Cooking on low for 4 to 6 hours, this appetizer recipe is perfect for busy occasions like the holidays or game day parties. If you’re in a hurry, you can cook the cocktail links on high for 2 to 3 hours.
How to Make Crockpot Cocktail Links
FIRST STEP: Pour all of your ingredients together into the CrockPot and stir together to coat the cocktail sausages.
SECOND STEP: Cook on low for 4-6 hours or on high for 2-3 hours
THIRD STEP: Serve with toothpicks and enjoy!
What barbecue sauce should I use?
Any type of BBQ sauce will work for this savory recipe, so you can choose your favorite brand or make your own homemade barbecue sauce.
What kind of grape jelly should I use?
Choose any brand of grape jelly, not jam or preserves, for this easy appetizer recipe.
How long does this appetizer take to make?
Cook your cocktail links on low for 4-6 hours or on high for 2-3 hours.
How to Store Crockpot Cocktail Links
IN THE FRIDGE: Store leftover cocktail links in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days. Reheat little sausages in the microwave.
Crockpot Cocktail Links
- 1 cup bbq sauce
- 2 packages cocktail sausages
- 3/4 grape jelly
- Pour all of your ingredients together into the CrockPot and stir together to coat the cocktail sausages.
- Cook on low for 4-6 hours or on high for 2-3 hours
- Serve with toothpicks and enjoy!