Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs - Says: the easiest way to make ribs, and they are incredibly tender and flavorful. If you have never made ribs because they seem too complicated or time consuming, this is the perfect recipe... these are amazing and so easy! Spice rub: sea salt, coarse pepper, Lawry's, brown sugar. Add one bottle BBQ sauce to ribs in crock pot-meat side facing outer wall. Add chopped garlic, chopped onions, and smoked paprika. Set low 8 hrs.