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crispy crock pot ribs on parchment paper

Crock Pot Ribs

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Broil: 5 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours 25 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 764kcal
Author: Holly
Crock Pot baby back ribs taste amazing with this sweet and tangy bbq sauce. They are fall off the bone tender and lip smackin' delicious!


  • 2 racks baby back ribs about 3-4 pounds
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves sliced
  • ½ cup water

BBQ Rib Sauce

  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup chili sauce
  • ½ cup your favorite BBQ Sauce


  • Combine all rub ingredients (see notes).
  • Remove silver membrane from the back of the ribs. Massage dry rub into ribs, front and back.
  • Pour water in bottom of slow cooker. Place ribs in slow cooker, followed by garlic and onion.
  • Cook ribs on high for 4 hours or low 8 hours or until ribs are fork-tender.
  • Turn oven to Broil. Combine ketchup, chili sauce and barbecue sauce.
  • Brush ribs with sauce mixture and broil (or grill) 3-5 minutes or until charred.


Rib Rub: 1 Tablespoon paprika, 1 Tablespoon brown sugar, ¾ teaspoon garlic powder, ¾ teaspoon onion powder, ½ teaspoon black pepper, ½ teaspoon lemon pepper, ½ teaspoon salt or to taste


Calories: 764kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 56g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 196mg | Sodium: 1210mg | Potassium: 1009mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 452IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 122mg | Iron: 3mg