Slow-cooked smokies and perfect lil' smokies are some of the best lil' smokies recipes online. To make either of these recipes, either a saucepan or a slow cooker is required.
Make slow-cooked smokies by placing a pound of miniature smoked sausages in a slow cooker. Pour 28 ounces of barbecue sauce, 1 1/4 cups of water, three tablespoons of steak sauce and three tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce onto the smokers. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of pepper. Stir everything together, and cover with the lid. Cook on low for up to six hours.
Perfect lil' smokies can be cooked either in a slow cooker or a medium saucepan, although cooking times vary. In a saucepan, combine a cup of brown sugar, 1/4 cup of Dijon mustard and 1/2 cup of ketchup. Stir the ingredients and bring them to a boil. Add two 16-ounce packages of little smokies sausages to the sauce, and cook on low heat for 30 to 45 minutes. If using a slow cooker, cook for up to six hours.
The best li'l smokies ever recipe requires a few more ingredients, including 1/8 teaspoon of ground cloves, two tablespoons of white vinegar and 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon. In a saucepan, add these ingredients to 14 ounces of ketchup, three tablespoons of dark brown sugar and a teaspoon of yellow mustard. Stir the ingredients into a sauce, and add two 16-ounce packages of little smokies. Simmer everything on medium low-heat, stirring occasionally. Cook for 30 to 45 minutes.