Easy Slow Cooker Little Smokies

I think I have time to cram one more Amazing Appetizer recipe in before we are knee-deep in the holiday bustle.  These Slow Cooker Little Smokies are a delicious appetizer for any occasion – including the holidays, game day, and any other party or event.

3 Ingredient Slow cooker little smokie appetizer

Slow Cooker Little Smokies

It’s a delicious appetizer that couldn’t be easier to make. When scrambling to pull off a flawless holiday party, you need those easy appetizers like this guacamole recipe, classic spinach dip in a bread bowl, and this amazing taco dip with salsa and cream cheese.

Little Smokies Appetizer

The sauce these Little Cocktail Sausages cook in is so good.

Barbeque Little Smokies Ingredients

With only 3 ingredients, you can whip this up in a snap.

3 ingredient Little Smokies

Set your slow cooker on and get on with all of the other stuff you have to do to make all of that magic happen

3 Ingredient Cocktail Sausage Recipe

What Goes Good with Little Smokies?

  • Baked Beans
  • Cole Slaw
  • Rice
  • Grilled Vegetables
  • Roasted Potatoes

What are some other Bite-Sized Appetizers to serve with Little Smokies?

How Many Little Smokies Are in a Package?

  • About 40 Little Smokies are in a package

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How do you Make Slow Cooker Cocktail Sausage (Little Smokies)?

  1. Pour the maple syrup and hickory brown sugar barbecue sauce into the slow cooker.
  2. Add the little Smokies cocktail sausage and stir to coat
  3. Place the lid on the slow cooker
  4. Cook on high for about 2 hours or low for 4+ hours

Recipe Printable

3 ingredient Little Smokies

Easy Slow Cooker Little Smokies

3 Ingredient Sausage appetizer
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 489cal
Author: Melissa
Cost: $10


  • slow cooker
  • toothpicks


  • 1&1/2 cups Hickory and Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce 
  • ½ cup Maple Syrup
  • 2 lbs. Cocktail Sausages (Little Smokies) 


  • Optional – add a liner the slow cooker 
  • Pour the bbq sauce and syrup into the slow cooker 
  • Add the sausage and fold into the sauce
  • Place lid on slow cooker
  • Cook on high for 2 hours or low for 4 to 6 hours 


Nutrition facts are only an estimate 


Calories: 489cal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 2124mg | Potassium: 465mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 53g | Vitamin A: 294IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2mg


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