How to Make Amazing Boneless BBQ Ribs in the Crockpot

by Tamara Letter


  • 1 Package boneless ribs
  • 1 ½ Cups Barbecue sauce (bottled or homemade)
  • 3 Tablespoons Chopped garlic
  • 1 Onion, sliced
  • ⅓ Cups Brown sugar
  • ¾ Cups Apple juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • Green onions, sliced (optional)
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Slice onions.

    Step 2

    Place onions in bottom of crockpot. I like to use specially made crockpot bags for easy cleanup.

    Step 3

    Place boneless ribs on top of onions.

    Step 4

    Add garlic.

    Step 5

    Spread brown sugar evenly over ribs. Add salt and pepper.

    Step 6

    Turn ribs over a few times to coat all over.

    Step 7

    It will look like this.

    Step 8

    Pour in apple juice.

    Step 9

    Cover and cook on low 7-8 hours or high 4 hours.

    Step 10

    When ribs are cooked through, they will look like this.

    Step 11

    Remove ribs and onions. Set aside.

    Step 12

    Empty the crockpot by throwing away everything inside. If you use a crockpot bag, this step is easy!

    Step 13

    Place a new bag in crockpot or wipe down inside with paper towel.

    Step 14

    Place 1 cup BBQ sauce in bottom of crockpot.

    Step 15

    Return ribs and onions to crockpot. Lay on top of sauce.

    Step 16

    Add 1/2 cup of BBQ sauce to top of ribs.. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes.

    Step 17

    Remove ribs to plate and cover in sauce. Sprinkle with green onions if desired. Serve and enjoy!