Slow Cooked Barbecue Brisket

Slow cook barbecue brisket to tender perfection with your favorite barbeque sauce and our homemade rub.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon pepper
1
tablespoon paprika
1
tablespoon onion powder
1
tablespoon coarse salt
1
tablespoon garlic powder
1
tablespoon ground mustard
1 1/2
teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2
teaspoons chili powder
1
beef brisket (3 1/2 lb)
1
cup barbecue sauce

  • 1 In small bowl, stir together all ingredients except beef and barbecue sauce. Rub mixture over beef. Place in resealable food-storage plastic bag; refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
  • 2 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker; place beef; pour barbecue over top.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 hours.
  • 4 Increase heat setting to High; cook 1 to 2 hours longer or until beef falls apart.
  • 5 Serve with additional barbecue sauce.

Expert Tips

The dry rub soaks into the beef overnight and boosts the flavor immensely. Also, cooking the beef on Low will provide a juicier roast.