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Instant Pot Little Smokies with Grape Jelly

Instant Pot Little Smokies with Grape Jelly

  • Author: Kim Seghers
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 Minutes
  • Total Time: 9 Minutes
  • Yield: 8 -10 Servings 1x


Instant Pot Little Smokies (Cocktail Sausages) with Grape Jelly and Barbecue Sauce make a sweet and savory appetizer!



  • 2– Packages 14 oz. each Lit’L Smokies
  • 128 oz. Barbecue Sauce (Sweet Baby Ray’s)
  • 116 oz. Grape Jelly
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Pour barbecue sauce in inner pot.
  2. Take top off barbecue sauce bottle. Add 1/2 cup water. Shake bottle pour in pot with barbecue sauce.
  3. Add grape jelly in Instant Pot with barbecue sauce.
  4. Mix together jelly and sauce. Add little smokies. Cover lil smokies with the bbq sauce and jelly mixture.
  5. Place lid on pressure cooker. Turn valve to the sealing position.
  6. Set the Instant Pot to manual for 3-4 minutes. Carefully do quick release once timer goes off.
  7. Turn the knob to venting. After the valve (pin) goes down carefully open the lid. Stir the lil smokies.
  8. Serve while hot or place the Instant Pot on the warm setting.


You could add 1 tablespoon of chili sauce if you like your little smokies spicer.

  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American

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