Apple and BBQ Sauce Baby Back Ribs

Apple and BBQ Sauce Baby Back Ribs


"This is a recipe that I did a couple of years ago. It takes some time, but it's worth it."


9 h 45 m servings 609 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 609 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 29.8 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs:
  • 59.5g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 24.4 g
  • 49%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 117 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 1792 mg
  • 72%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix the barbeque sauce and applesauce in bowl. Place ribs on a large sheet of heavy duty aluminum foil, and rub on all sides with the salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, and garlic powder. Pour sauce over ribs to coat. Seal ribs in the foil. Marinate in the refrigerator 8 hours, or overnight.
  2. Preheat grill for high heat.
  3. Place ribs in foil on the grill grate, and cook 1 hour. Remove ribs from foil, and place directly on the grill grate. Continue cooking 30 minutes, basting frequently with the sauce, until ribs are done.
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  1. 52 Ratings


This recipe is definitely a keeper. I made it for the first time last night and everyone loved it - two racks of ribs are GONE. Grilling them in the foil packets covered with sauce made for ribs...

First I wanna say that this was the first time I ever cooked ribs. I know how to cook dogs and hamburger on the grill but never ribs. I followed the instructions and by far the best ribs I ever ...

This was absolutely delicious!! I did a couple things differently but otherwise the recipe was very close to the original. I added liquid smoke and I cooked them in the oven for 3.5 hours at 300...

The ribs turned out great. after cooking them on the grill for 1 hour it looked like the ribs where done, i made the exactly to the tee and the only sucestion is that instead after removing the ...

This was wonderful! I just happen to keep applesauce on hand; the ribs were moist and delightful, and my mother-in-law loved it.

I marinaded over night and ended up baking in the oven. I baked them for 3 hours total = 1 1/2 hours at 250* and then turned heat up to 300* and baked another 1 1/2 hours. I baked them in a foi...

Mt family really liked these. As some other reviewers did, I baked them for 2 hours at 350 and then just finished them off on the barbecuse because I was afraid they would burn if I followed the...

Oh what tender ribs these are! The foil does wonders! After one hour I took the foil off and flip the ribs on the opposite side for about 7mins and they were done. Becareful not to cook too long...

Giving this a mediocre review, but the issue could have been me or the recipe. Cooking over "high" heat to me is too vague. My grill goes to 1200 if I let that high? I kept it at 400 ...