Keto Cocktail Weenies
A classic party favorite
This three ingredient keto lil' smokie recipe is a favorite around the holidays and at potlucks. Lit'l Smokie Cocktail Weenies are slowly cooked with sugar-free BBQ sauce and grape jelly to create a delicious smoky, sweet comfort finger food.
A low carb version of America’s favorite cocktail weenie appetizer, this keto lil’ smokie recipe is an easy dish you can throw together when you have guests coming for a party. Keep the lil’ smokie theme going and serve with these stuffed jalapeno poppers or even serve the leftover sauce with easy meatballs made in the air fryer.
Everyone loves these cute little sausages – especially when you slow cook them in BBQ sauce and grape jelly. The flavor is a knockout!! These keto cocktail weenies give a smoky, heat mixed with sweet hints of grape with every beefy bite.
And with a few simple substitutions for the BBQ sauce and grape jelly, you can enjoy a favorite appetizer without all the added sugar!
How to make cocktail weenies
- Pour sugar-free BBQ sauce into a crockpot, Instant Pot or sauce pan.
- Add sugar-free grape jelly.
- Dump lit’l smokies into the pot. Stir.
- Let slow cook for the time specified below in the recipe.
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Keto Lil Smokies Ingredients
Keto Cocktail Weenies Directions
Add BBQ sauce, grape jelly and cocktail weenies to a slow cooker, pressure cooker or sauce pan. Stir to combine.
Slow cooker instructions
Cover and slow cook on high for 2-3 hours.
Instant Pot instructions
Add 1/4 cup water to the ingredients in the Instant Pot liner to prevent burning. Place the lid on, set valve to sealing and pressure cook on high for 10 minutes. Quick release pressure after done cooking. Stir. Set Instant Pot to Sauté mode and let cook until sauce has thickened.
Stove top instructions
Heat all ingredients in a saucepan over medium to medium-low heat. Let simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the cocktail sausages are heated through and sauce has thickened.