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Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Legs

Marybeth Feutz
Barbecue chicken is such a fun meal! And chicken drumsticks are fun for kids and adults. These easy, 2 ingredient Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Legs are perfect for everyone!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 5 mins
Course Main
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings


  • Slow Cooker


  • 2-2.5 pounds chicken drumsticks (about 6 drumsticks)
  • 1-1/2 cup barbecue sauce divided (use your favorite - we like Sweet Baby Ray's)


  • Layer chicken legs in a
    6-quart slow cooker.
  • Cover chicken with 1 cup of the barbecue sauce.
  • Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours, until the internal temperature of the chicken measures
    165 degrees F with a
    meat thermometer.
  • Remove the chicken legs from the slow cooker, and place on a foil-lined lipped baking sheet.
  • Brush the meaty part of the chicken legs with the extra 1/2 cup barbecue sauce.
  • Broil for 5-7 minutes until the sauce is bubbly.
  • Serve immediately.
Keyword chicken, crockpot, slow cooker
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