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Little Smokies

Little Smokies

Quick, easy, and inexpensive to make, LITTLE SMOKIES are bite-sized party starters slow-cooked in a homemade BBQ sauce, sweet brown sugar, and zesty mustard. I wouldn’t blame you if your mouth just watered after reading that because mine certainly did. The perfect hors d’oeuvre to feed a crowd!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword lil smokies, little smokies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 35 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 206kcal
Author Imma


  • Mixing bowl 
  • Crockpot  
  • Whisk 


  • 2 16-oz packages little smokies  
  • 1 cup homemade BBQ sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar 
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder 


  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine bbq sauce, brown sugar, Dijon mustard, and garlic powder. 
  • Add little smokies to the bottom of the crockpot and cover with sauce.
  • Cook 2 ½ hours (1 hour on high and the remaining time on low) or until heated through while stirring occasionally. 
  • Serve out of crockpot with toothpicks as a party app!


  1. For some added spice, add hot sauce. ¼ - ½ cup depending on your spice tolerance.  
  2. If you don’t have a crockpot, use a pot on the stove and cook over low heat for the same amount of time.  
  3. Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Serving: 5smokies | Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 785mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg