Delicious Oven Baked Barbecue Baby Back Ribs

Total Time
25hrs 40mins
24 hrs
1 hr 40 mins

For the best taste prepare the sauce a day ahead to blend flavors --- although I have 6 servings listed for these ribs, my DS and DS could eat the whole thing just between themselves they are that delicious! I have made this recipe using side ribs also but I suggest to boil them first for about 20 minutes before cooking them in the oven for side ribs, I have to say that back ribs are better --- I always most always serve these ribs with my Kittencal's Famous Coleslaw --- you will *love* these ribs!

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  1. Prepare this sauce a day ahead and chill overnight.
  2. In a saucepan combine all ingredients and bring to a slow boil, stirring occasionally to prevent from scorching (about 30-35 minutes).
  3. You can strain the sauce if desired to remove the onion and garlic, that is optional.
  4. Cool to about room temperature; cover and chill overnight or up to 2 days.
  5. Sprinkle ribs with salt and pepper, then let the ribs sit out for 30 minutes at room temperature before baking.
  6. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Grease a large baking sheet/s.
  8. Place the ribs (meat side up) on baking sheet.
  9. Bake the ribs for 30 minutes.
  10. Remove the ribs and brush on about 1/4 cup prepared sauce over each rack of ribs; return to oven and continue to bake for 20 minutes longer.
  11. After 20 minutes, remove and brush another 1/4 cup over each rack, place back in the oven for another 20 minuters.
  12. Repeat again using 1/4 cup sauce this time for about 25-30 minutes (100 minutes baking time in total).
  13. Cut the ribs into thirds and arrange on a serving platter; rub a bit more sauce over the top of the ribs and serve!