into thick rings. Sauté the onions in
Butter (1/4 cup)
until softened, but not completely cooked. Do not caramelize.
In a mixing bowl, combine
Barbecue Sauce (1/2 cup)
Dijon Mustard (1/4 cup)
Hot Sauce (1 tsp)
. Mix well.
Add onions to Crockpot. Pour barbecue sauce mixture over onions and mix well.
about 3 minutes on each side to crisp the outer skin.
Add brats to Crockpot. Pour
Beer (24 fl oz)
over onions and brats. Cook in Crockpot 6 to 7 hours on low.