Dad's Oven Baked Ribs

Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 20 mins

These are the ribs that my Dad has cooked for years. My friends used to make sure they came around whenever they heard that he was going to be baking some and as a result he usually made several batches at a time. I recently ran into some old buddies and they asked for the recipe so I thought I would post it here. These ribs are messy, sticky and the meat falls off the bone. I wouldn't want them any other way.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut 4 lbs of pork back ribs into serving size pieces.
  2. Simmer the ribs, covered, in enough water to cover for about 1 hour or until nearly tender.
  3. About 10-20 minutes or so before the ribs are done simmering melt the butter in a sauce pan; add crushed garlic and cook 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients to the sauce pan and bring to boiling.
  5. Drain ribs and place in a shallow baking pan.
  6. Pour boiling sauce over the ribs.
  7. Bake at 350 F degrees for 20 minutes, basting often with the sauce.


Most Helpful

Simple, and good. Works well everytime. Thanks1

jubbaruba January 13, 2013

Used pork slices and didn't have celery seeds, but otherwise stayed true to the recipe. Delish! The family loved these. Easy, simple recipe. Thank you for posting!

KiwiCoconut February 29, 2012

I've made a recipe almost like this one for years. I use 2 tablespoons of brown sugar and omit the garlic, one teaspoon of celery seeds instead of a tablespoon. I have also found that doubling the sauce helps alot!!

purplehoney71 July 01, 2007

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