Barbecue Beef BrisketThis recipe came together as a result of using what I had on hand. My hubby and my son both declared it was “awesome”.

1 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon celery seed
1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
2-1/2 pound beef brisket, trimmed
1/2 cup ketchup
1 (10.5 oz) can hot dog sauce
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
1 teaspoon liquid smoke, optional
1 to 2 tablespoons corn starch
1/4 cup water

1. In a small bowl combine the salt, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, celery seed and black pepper. Rub mixture onto the brisket. Place rubbed brisket in bottom of a 5-quart slow cooker.

2. In a medium bowl, combine the ketchup, hot dog sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, ground mustard and liquid smoke, if using. Pour mixture over brisket in slow cooker.

3. Cover tightly and cook on Low for 9 to 10 hours or on High for 5 to 6 hours or until the meat is tender. Remove brisket to a serving platter; keep warm. In a small bowl, combine the corn starch and water. Add to the liquid in slow cooker; cook and stir on High until thickened.

4. Slice the brisket and serve with the sauce. Makes 8 servings.

Crock Pot Green Beans are the perfect side for this delicious barbecue brisket.

Emily

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