Slow Cooker Spare Ribs

Slow Cooker Spare Ribs recipe is an easy way to get fall of the bone ribs in 8 hours. Using a slightly spicy barbeque sauce with a hint of sweet from root beer make flavorful rib recipe.

Course Crock Pot, Entree, Main Course
Cuisine BBQ
Keyword Crock Pot Ribs, Slow Cooker Spare Ribs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 5 hours 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Leah @ Beyer Beware


  • 2 racks of spare ribs
  • 2 teaspoons seasoning salt
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 cup of spicy barbeque sauce
  • 1 cup of root beer


  1. Cut racks of ribs in half and season with seasoning salt. Place in crock pot.
  2. Cover ribs with onion slices and barbeque sauce.
  3. Pour root beer over top and around ribs and sprinkle with seasoning salt.
  4. Cook on low for 8 hours.
  5. Remove from crock pot with tongs picking up half racks at a time to keep ribs from coming apart.
  6. Serve with barbeque sauce.