Country Rib Delight


These baked ribs are easy to make, and have a sweet tangy flavor that everyone will love.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 40 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
6 servings


  • 3 pounds pork spareribs

  • 1 cup applesauce

  • 1 cup pure maple syrup

  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice

  • ½ cup ketchup

  • ¼ teaspoon paprika

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Place ribs in a large pot with enough water to cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 10 minutes.

  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a baking dish.

  3. In a bowl, mix the applesauce, syrup, lemon juice, ketchup, paprika, cinnamon, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

  4. Place ribs in the prepared baking dish, and brush with 1/2 the sauce. Bake uncovered, basting frequently with remaining sauce, for 1 1/2 hours, until done.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

573 Calories
30g Fat
46g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 573
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 11g 56%
Cholesterol 120mg 40%
Sodium 418mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 40g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 11mg 53%
Calcium 89mg 7%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 555mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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