Apple Butter-Glazed Cocktail Franks

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 3 hr 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: about 10 servings
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2 cups apple butter

1 cup chicken stock

1/4 cup BBQ sauce

1/4 cup apple juice

2 tablespoons pure maple syrup or honey

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Kosher salt

One 1-pound package smoked cocktail franks


Special equipment:
a 3-quart slow cooker
  1. In the bowl of a medium slow cooker (3-quart), combine the apple butter, chicken stock, BBQ sauce, apple juice, maple syrup or honey, red pepper flakes and a pinch of salt. Whisk to thoroughly combine. Add the cocktail franks, stirring to mostly submerge them in the sauce. Cover and cook on high until heated through, about 3 hours. Serve warm in the sauce.