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Tangy BBQ Ribs

Rated as 4.69 out of 5 Stars

"Country-style bbq pork ribs grilled and then baked in a delicious glaze of molasses, honey, and ketchup."
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2 h 55 m servings 548
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Preheat grill for medium-high heat.
  2. Lightly oil grill grate. Grill ribs for 12 minutes, turning once during cooking. Transfer ribs to an 11x16 inch baking dish.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a large bowl, stir together the honey, ketchup, molasses, and barbecue sauce.
  4. Bake ribs, uncovered, for 1 hour. Remove from the oven, and drain fat. Coat ribs with the honey sauce. Continue baking for another 1 1/2 hours, or until ribs are tender.


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  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 548 calories; 22 69 20.7 79 1087 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Fantastic! Kids and Adults will enjoy. Suggest 300F for 1 hr then 45 min at 350F. Ribs were very tender and slightly candied.

Most helpful critical review

I made this exactly as it was printed and my ribs were black and barely edible! That much sugar can't bake 1 1/2 hours. I should of known better. Disappointing waste of ingredients.

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Fantastic! Kids and Adults will enjoy. Suggest 300F for 1 hr then 45 min at 350F. Ribs were very tender and slightly candied.

This was excellent! As good if not better than any ribs I ever had in a restaurant. We made these for a large family gathering on Mothers Day. The only thing we did different was put them bac...

This sauce is great! I couldn't grill them, its winter, so I just baked them the whole time. I also used beef ribs, not pork. I baked them for 4 hours at 250 degrees and the meat just fell off...

This is very good. I did mine a little different though, I browned my short ribs in a pan with a little bit of oil. about 5 min. on each side, then transfered them to the baking dish and cooked ...

These ribs melt in your mouth. I added the sauce in the last half hour, so the sugars wouldn't burn. Finger-lickin' great!

BEST EVER!!!!I thought my mom's were the best but this recipe blows hers away!!!

Yummy, I had friends over and they loved it, cooked the ribs a little longer at a lower temperature and kept them covered, they were so tender they fell apart!!

wow, these are the closest to restaurant-style ribs I've ever made, and the very easiest ones at the same time! I've tried ones on this site involving the 2-step cooking (cook, marinade, then c...

This is the best tasting, easiest BBQ sauce I've ever tried! A keeper for sure!