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Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs
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Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs with Homemade Honey BBQ Sauce

Servings: 4


  • 2 cups strained/pureed tomato
  • 1 dried ancho or chipotle pepper
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp chili powder
  • s&p
  • ~ 3 # baby back ribs


  • Bring 1c water to a boil, remove from heat and add the dried chili pepper. Cover and allow to re-hydrate (10-15 min).
  • Remove chili from water and rinse under water removing any seeds (Any seeds remaining will add HEAT. You can, optionally, add a few, but add gradually and with caution)
  • In a blender, place the re-hydrated chili pepper (without seeds) and all remaining BBQ sauce ingredients- everything except for the ribs ;). Blend BBQ sauce ingredients on high until smooth. Season to taste with S&P.
  • Season ribs w/ S&P and place in Crockpot. Top with BBQ sauce. Cook on high for 4-6 hours or low for 8-10 hours. Enjoy!