Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cooker Bacon Apple BBQ Chicken

When I saw this recipe over at Closet Cooking, I knew the guys in my family would love it

bacon and apple BBQ chicken

They are all about anything covered in BBQ sauce

apple onion bacon BBQ chicken

You can prep this very quickly, 5 minutes if you’re a good chopper   😉


Wrap chicken tenders in 1/2 to 1 slice of bacon, depending on size of chicken pieces, and place in a prepared slow cooker


Top with sliced onion and season with salt and pepper


Top with apples and drizzle with lemon juice


Pour BBQ sauce over all to cover

apple topped BBQ chicken

Cover and cook on low for 8 hours


Carefully remove chicken pieces with a slotted spoon and serve topped with apples, onions and more sauce from the pot if desired

bacon wrapped BBQ chicken

Slow Cooker Bacon Apple BBQ Chicken

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours
Course Main Course, slow cooker
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • slow cooker


  • 2-3 large boneless chicken breasts cut into 3-4 tenders each breast
  • 8-10 slices raw bacon
  • 2 Granny Smith apples
  • 2 T lemon juice
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 2 cups BBQ sauce
  • salt and pepper


  • Core apple and cut into large cubes. Slice onion.
  • Wrap chicken tenders with a raw bacon slice and put in prepared slow cooker.
  • Top with onions and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add apples.
  • Pour BBQ sauce over all. Cover and cook on low 8 hours.
Keyword BBQ chicken, Chicken with apples and bacon, easy chicken dinner, slow cooker BBQ chicken
bacon and apple BBQ chicken

Serve with some crusty bread to soak up the sauce and balance out the sweetness of the BBQ sauce

bacon wrapped BBQ chicken

Dinner’s ready!

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11 Responses to “Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cooker Bacon Apple BBQ Chicken”
  1. Mary says:

    Bacon-wrapped chicken would definitely be a hit at my house Jenna! Bring on the slow cooker recipes 🙂

  2. Jenna, barbecue sauce on anything is a hit with my family and then add bacon and it is a homerun ! Sounds yummy! Happy Tuesday! Pam

  3. Judy Pimperl says:

    My guys would like that too…Juju thinks it looks good, as well. And it looks so easy!

  4. Apples and bacon would get me at the table mighty quick. Looks great.


  5. Looks amazing! I’m with you, anything with BBQ sauce and bacon is a winner!

    Pinned! Found you on Tickle my tastebuds Tuesday!

  6. Linda says:

    Wow, does that look good? What flavorful combinations. You can never go wrong with bacon….

  7. Lynn says:

    All great flavors, bet it was a big hit:@)

  8. You had me at bacon!! Love your crockpot recipes, Jenna & have been madly running off recipes from your website for those winter dinners. (Thanks so much for that great easy printing feature).

  9. Miz Helen says:

    Thanks so much for sharing this awesome Slow Cooker recipe with us at Full Plate Thursday, hope you have a great week!
    Miz Helen

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