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Stovetop Little Smokies recipe

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 334kcal
Little smokies are the most addictive appetizers! Cocktail sausages cooked in a sweet and savory BBQ sauce.
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  • 14 oz smoked cocktail sausage
  • 2 tablespoons grape jelly
  • 1 tablespoon BBQ sauce


  • Place all the ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  • Allow the mixture to boil slightly.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 5-10 minutes or until the cocktail sausages are cooked through.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. The sauce will thicken on standing.
  • Top with parsley and serve with toothpicks.


  • Free free to use homemade sauce. The possibilities are endless!
  • If you plan to make these for a crowd you can easily double or triple the recipe. Just double (or triple!) all the ingredients. You may also need a large pan.
  • To make in a crockpot, combine all ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on low for 2 hours. Keep warm until serving.
  • You can add some garnishes such as cooked crumbled bacon or chopped parsley.


Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 1062mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg