BBQ Brisket Sandwich Slow Cooker Recipe

Prep Time
< 15 minutes
Cook Time
3+ hours
  • 2 ½ cups BBQ sauce
  • ½ cup BBQ rub
  • 4 lbs brisket, trimmed of excess of fat
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 12 hamburger buns, toasted
  • 1 medium onion, sliced (optional, for garnish)
  • Pickles, sliced (optional, for garnish)
  1. Mix together the perfect BBQ rub and set aside. Use your fingers to rub the perfect BBQ rub all over the brisket.
  2. Place the brisket into your Crockpot™ slow-cooker. You may need to cut the roast into 2 pieces. It
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together 1 cup of the prepared BBQ sauce and the beef stock (1 cup). Pour over the meat. Cover and cook on LOW for 10 hours.
  4. Save 2 cups of the cooking liquid from the slow-cooker and discard the rest. Set aside.
  5. Carefully remove the meat from the slow-cooker and place in a large roasting pan or baking sheet. Use two forks to shred the meat. Transfer the shredded meat to a cutting board and chop the meat using a large knife.
  6. Add the meat back into the slow-cooker and add another cup of the BBQ sauce along with the 2 cups reserved cooking liquid. Mix until combined. Cook on HIGH for 30 minutes.
  7. Serve warm with toasted buns, additional BBQ sauce, sliced onions, and sliced pickles.
Slow Cooker