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Sweet Baby BBQ Ribs (Oven-Baked)

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These are, beyond any doubt, the best BBQ ribs I have ever put in my mouth. My husband says they beat any restaurant hands down! They are extremely simple (my kinda feast) and can be made with ingredients on hand. They literally fall off the bone … never have they been tough!

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds Pork Ribs
  • ¾ cups Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Pepper OR Paprika
  • 2 cups Sweet Baby Ray BBQ Original Sauce

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 300 F.
2. Peel off the tough membrane that covers the bony side of the ribs (once you get it going it is not that hard). It’s the clear film on the back.
3. In a small bowl, mix together the sugar and spices to make the rub.
4. Apply rub to ribs on all sides.
5. Lay ribs on two layers of foil, with the shiny side of the foil facing out and meaty side of the rib face down.
6. Lay two layers of foil on top of ribs and roll and crimp edges tightly, edges facing up to seal them.
7. Place the foil-wrapped ribs on a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 2 -to 2 1/2 hours or until meat is starting to shrink away from the ends of the bone.
8. Remove from oven and pull ribs out of the foil packages.
9. Heat broiler.
10. Cut ribs into serving sized portions of 2 or 3 ribs each.
11. Arrange the ribs on a broiler pan, bony side up.
12. Brush on the sauce.
13. Broil under broiler for 1 or 2 minutes or until sauce is cooked on and bubbly.
14. Turn ribs over, brush on the sauce and broil that side for 1 or 2 minutes until sauce is cooked on and bubbly.

Take pan out of the oven and serve the ribs with corn on the cob! Absolutely finger lickin’ good!

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Carolyn on 12.22.2013

It was my first time making ribs as well and these were amazing!!!!! Super easy, SUPER yummy!! I am NOT a rib fan and I stood over the sink eating 3 of them. :) Definitely gonna do these again!

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kalimanhattan on 11.14.2010

Really good, especially Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Original Sauce! My first time making ribs and my man loved them :)

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traewilder on 4.27.2010

Fabulous! My first time making ribs, and they were simple, and delicious!!!

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read2sew on 2.18.2010

Made these last night and they are wonderful! So easy to make, not a lot of clean up, and a big hit with the family.

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brandileigh on 2.1.2010

I looovvveee ribs but hate how long they normally take to make so I was excited to try these out! It could not have been easier to make and these are DELICIOUS! My family of 5 loved them so into the recipe rotation these will go! My only suggestion for those who don’t like any hint of spiciness would be to either lower the pepper measurement or leave it out. I used 1/2 Tbsp knowing my kiddos would NOT eat these if they were spicy and they were still a tad hot for my 3 y/o. I just rinsed hers off and she loved them! I also used almost 2 lbs instead of 4 and cooked them for 1 1/2 hours and the meat was perfect!

Try these if you or someone you knows likes ribs….they will not disappoint!

Great recipe aday!

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Pippi on 7.6.2013

Excellent! This method works wonderfully and it is so easy to change up the rub or sauce. Yummy!

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Susan on 4.30.2013

Yummy!!! And easy to make.

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mamere94 on 2.23.2013

The teen wanted some ribs, so I gave him this recipe and told him to make it. He decided the sugar mixture was too much for the 4 lbs meat and did not use it all, and this came out absolutely FABulous. We actually left some of the ribs without the BBQ sauce since it was so good just with the rub. I will probably put it on baking sheet next time as the juices made a mess when we tried to take the foil-wrapped ribs out.

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averywalser on 7.27.2012

Being a rib novice attempting to make 4 racks at one time, these were simple and delicious. 15 army guys also give you 5 mits…

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jenml27 on 6.11.2012

Wonderful wonderful, thank you! My husband is a big ribs fan (so am I, actually) and we have tried ribs in many restaurants trying to find the best ones. Your recipe is phenomenal! Delicious, tender, and really easy. I only loosely followed the measurements for the rub, and we used a different sauce, but the important part is that the meat was fall-off-the-bone tender. I’ve made it three times now in the last few weeks and haven’t needed anything but my fork every time. One time, I cooked them an extra hour, and they were falling off the bone so well that I had a hard time flipping them to broil the other side. Wow, I am so excited that now I can make some of the best ribs we’ve ever had. Now that I see how easy it is, I wonder why so many restaurants are serving tough, chewy ribs!

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