Crockpot Grape Jelly Smokies are little sausages cooked in a slow cooker and smothered in grape jelly and chili sauce. For the same great flavors on homemade meatballs, try my Crockpot Grape Jelly Meatballs!
Grape Jelly Smokies
It’s nice to have an appetizer you can have in the slow cooker, ready to be served when guests arrive. Plus, with the optional warm setting on a slow cooker, these smokies can be ready to eat for quite a few hours with no fuss!
This recipe can’t get much easier. With just three ingredients and a slow cooker, you can have this appetizer warm and ready to go in a few hours without any work from you.
The precooked lil’ smokies (cocktail weenies, cocktail sausages) are smoked sausages that are often used as a breakfast sausage. But, they are delicious with the grape jelly and chili sauce, which gives them a little more kick than they already have.
How to Make Grape Jelly Lil Smokies
To make this flavorful and popular appetizer, first, get out a slow cooker and add the smokies. Then, pour the grape jelly and chili sauce over the smokies. Finally, set the slow cooker on low and walk away for a few hours. That’s it! It really is that simple. After about 3 hours, the smokies will be warm enough to eat.
How to Serve Lil Smokies
To serve this appetizer, have some toothpicks or cocktail forks available. Or, enjoy these as part of a dinner. Some ideas that would pair well with smokies are:
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Crockpot Grape Jelly Smokies
Crockpot Grape Jelly Smokies are little sausages cooked in a slow cooker and smothered in grape jelly and chili sauce.
- 2 packages (14 ounces each) little smokies
- 1 1/4 cups (12 ounces) grape jelly
- 1 1/4 cups (12 ounces) chili sauce
Place the little smokies, grape jelly, and chili sauce in a slow cooker. Cook on low for 3 hours. Serve warm.