Apple-Bourbon Country-Style Pork Ribs, Slow Cooker

“Make an old-fashioned country-style dinner in your slow cooker. Tart apples and saucy pork ribs make a sweet barbecue dinner. A splash of bourbon adds smoky flavor to this slow cooker recipe.”
READY IN:
4hrs 45mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Season ribs with salt and pepper; place in a 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together jelly, bourbon, brown sugar, barbecue sauce, vinegar, and the 1/2 teaspoon thyme. Pour bourbon mixture over ribs in the cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 hours or on high-heat setting for 1-1/2 hours.
  4. Add apples to slow cooker. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours more or on high-heat setting for 1-1/2 to 2 hours more or until apples and ribs are tender.
  5. To serve, transfer ribs to a serving platter. Strain cooking liquid and serve with ribs.

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