Freezer Crock-pot Pork Ribs

Freezer Crock Pot Pork Ribs are indescribably moist, tasty and beyond easy to make. Perfect for the middle of the week or a Sunday dinner.Jump to Recipe

I’ve been training my puppy Molly. She has never been on a leash, so it’s been an experience. The biggest problem has been that she’s never worn a collar. I know. I know. What was I thinking?

She’s so pathetic when I put the collar on. She goes all stiff and won’t move. We’re going slowly with it, putting it on her for 10 minutes at a time. I give her a doggy treat afterward but so far, she ain’t accepting this collar thing. Wish me luck!

Now about these delicious pork ribs…

I can’t even begin to describe these ribs! My hubby and I argued over the last one .. and he won. Darn it. They are unbelievably moist, very messy and beyond tasty.

Fix them immediately or freeze them for a later meal.

When I started freezer cooking, I made a list of foods that I wanted to freeze. Throwing ribs and sauce with some onions in a bag seems genius instead of just tossing the ribs straight into the freezer. Why didn’t I think of that years ago!


Freezer Crockpot Pork Ribs
Freezer Crock Pot Pork Ribs are indescribably moist, tasty and beyond easy to make. Perfect for the middle of the week or a Sunday dinner.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 50 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings


  • 2 lbs Boneless, Country-Style Pork Ribs
  • 1 Medium Onion, chopped, sliced or minced


  • 1 1/2 Cups Ketchup
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Molasses
  • 1 Tablespoon Liquid Smoke
  • 2 Tablespoons Cider Vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder or 2 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • Pinch of Cinnamon
  • Pinch of Ginger
  • Pinch of Allspice


  • Mix Sauce ingredients.
  • Chop, slice or mince onion.
  • Label gallon sized baggie with date & cooking instructions. Place baggie in a blender pitcher without the blades in it. Fold top of baggie over top edge of pitcher.
  • Add pork chops, onions and sauce to baggie.
  • Zip the baggie closed, try to remove as much air as possible. If you have the time, place in the fridge to marinate, up to 8 hours before freezing/cooking.
  • Lay flat in freezer separately and allow to freeze before stacking.

Cooking Instructions:

  • Remove from freezer and allow to thaw overnight.
  • Empty contents of baggie into crock pot. Cook on LOW 6-7 hours or HIGH 3-4 hours.
Keyword BBQ, Crock-Pot, Crockpot, Freezer cooking, Pork, Ribs, Slow-Cooker, Spare Ribs

Freezer Crockpot Pork Ribs


  1. That looks amazing! I love my slow cooker and the husband is taking over some future cooking duties due to our work schedules so this likes an easy meal that I can prep and have him put together. Thank you!

  2. Great hint using the blender pitcher to help hold the bag! Freezer marinating is definitely one of my favorite ways of adding more flavor. :) Thanks for stopping by Five Friday Finds last week. Hope you can make it again this week. :)

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