Slow Cooker Apple Kielbasa Bites

Slow Cooker Apple Kielbasa Bites : A Sweet and Savory Delight

Indulge in the crazy good taste of Slow Cooker Apple Kielbasa Bites—an appetizer or hearty snack that perfectly balances sweet and savory flavors. With its American twist on traditional kielbasa, this dish is quick to make and ideal for movie nights, gatherings, or potlucks. Let the slow cooker effortlessly blend the flavors, creating a delightful treat for those who appreciate both ease and deliciousness.


  • 1 pound kielbasa sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple cider (or apple juice)
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 apples, cored and cut up
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for decoration (optional)

Slow Cooker Apple Kielbasa Bites


  1. Preparation:
    • Grease the slow cooker with cooking spray or use a slow cooker liner for easy cleanup.
  2. Arranging Kielbasa:
    • Spread the sliced kielbasa evenly in the slow cooker.
  3. Mixing Apples and Spices:
    • In a medium-sized bowl, combine chopped apples, brown sugar, apple cider, Dijon mustard, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Pouring over Kielbasa:
    • Pour the apple and spice mix over the kielbasa in the slow cooker, ensuring the sausage is well covered.
  5. Cooking in Slow Cooker:
    • Place the lid on the slow cooker and set it to low for 3 to 4 hours or high for 1 to 2 hours, until the kielbasa is hot and flavors have melded.
  6. Stirring and Garnishing:
    • Stir the kielbasa bites to ensure they are coated in the sauce.
    • Optionally, add chopped fresh parsley on top for color and additional flavor.
  7. Serving:
    • Serve the Slow Cooker Apple Kielbasa Bites hot on a serving tray with toothpicks or over your choice of side dish.
    • Keep them warm at events for the best texture and taste.

Enjoy the warmth of these flavorful bites, perfect for any occasion. The soft kielbasa and apple bits create a symphony of tastes that will leave your taste buds wanting more

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