Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Kielbasa Bites: 

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Kielbasa Bites are the perfect combination of sweet and savory, making them an irresistible appetizer for parties, potlucks, or a simple family gathering. With just a few ingredients and a trusty slow cooker, you can create these delectable bites that will disappear as quickly as you can make them. Get ready to savor the tantalizing flavors of this easy and crowd-pleasing recipe.


  • 1 pound kielbasa sausage, sliced into bite-sized rounds
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika (optional for extra flavor)
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish (optional)


Step 1: Prepare the Slow Cooker

  1. Grease the insert of your slow cooker to prevent sticking.

Step 2: Mix the Sauce

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar, ketchup, finely chopped onion (if using), Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, and smoked paprika. Stir until the sauce is well mixed.

Step 3: Add Kielbasa to the Slow Cooker

  1. Place the sliced kielbasa rounds in the greased slow cooker insert.

Step 4: Pour the Sauce Over the Kielbasa

  1. Pour the prepared sauce over the kielbasa in the slow cooker.

Step 5: Cook in the Slow Cooker

  1. Set your slow cooker to low and cook for 4-6 hours, or until the kielbasa bites are heated through and the sauce has thickened.

Step 6: Serve and Garnish

  1. Once they are ready, transfer the kielbasa bites to a serving platter.
  2. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley if desired.

Step 7: Enjoy!

  1. Serve the Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Kielbasa Bites with toothpicks or small skewers for easy snacking. Watch them disappear in no time!


  • If you prefer a stronger onion flavor, you can sauté the finely chopped onions in a little olive oil until they become translucent before adding them to the sauce.
  • Adjust the sweetness of the sauce to your liking by adding more or less brown sugar.
  • If you want a spicier kick, you can add a dash of hot sauce or red pepper flakes to the sauce.

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Kielbasa Bites are a sweet and savory sensation that’s perfect for any occasion. These bites offer a fantastic balance of flavors that will have your guests coming back for more. They’re not only easy to prepare but also a true crowd-pleaser, making them a go-to appetizer for your next gathering. Enjoy!

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