Slow-Cooker Pineapple Glazed Cocktail Sausages

Pineapple and sausages are threaded together for tasty and slow cooked appetizers.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 5 min
  • Servings 24

1
jar (10.5 oz) red pepper jelly
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/3
cup barbecue sauce
2
cans (8 oz each) pineapple chunks in juice, drained
2
packages (14 oz each) cocktail-size smoked link sausages
1
tablespoon cornstarch
2
tablespoons water
Skewers, if desired

  • 1 Spray 2 1/2- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix pepper jelly, brown sugar, barbecue sauce and pineapple. Stir in sausages.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3 hours.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix cornstarch and water until smooth. Gradually add cornstarch mixture to sausage mixture, stirring constantly. Increase heat setting to High. Cook uncovered 1 hour longer or until glaze is thickened. Serve warm on skewers, if desired.

Expert Tips

Adding a cornstarch slurry and using the High heat setting is a trusty method for thickening slow cooker specialties, such as this appetizer.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
360mg
360%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.