Apple Butter BBQ Spareribs

We couldn’t believe how easy this recipe was and especially how delicious!! Musselman’s Apple Butter adds such an amazing sweet taste to every recipe, and makes these ribs absolutely amazing! The Apple Butter adds a delicious sweet taste to the savory meat. Musselman’s Apple Butter is the best part of the whole recipe. It has the most amazing flavor and pairs great with meat. The apples also add the perfect sweetness to the BBQ flavor! ┬áThis will definitely be added to your meal rotation!

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Serves: 6 servings

Apple Butter BBQ Spareribs

10 minPrep Time

7 hrCook Time

7 hr, 10 Total Time

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  • 3 pounds pork spareribs
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 9.5 ounces Musselman's apple butter (applesauce works too)
  • 18 ounces barbecue sauce
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 apples peeled and sliced (we used gala)


  1. Lightly spray your slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Salt and pepper both sides of your ribs to taste, then set them in the slow cooker.
  3. In a medium size bowl, mix together the Musselman's Apple Butter and barbecue sauce until well combined. Pour the sauce mixture over your ribs.
  4. Top the sauced ribs with onion slices and apple slices.
  5. Cover and cook on low for about 7 hours.
  6. Serve with baby red potatoes and cooked carrots. So delicious!
Recipe Type: Main Dish


┬áThis post is sponsored by Musselman’s but all opinions are our own.

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