These Fall Off The Bone Ribs are a simple recipe that is baked low and slow in the oven creating a tender, juicy and flavorful bbq dinner.
So I’ve kinda been a little famous among our friends for my ribs. They always get super excited when we have game night or bonfires and they know that we are making these, they pretty much line right now and rush to my house because they literally are irresistible.
These ribs are baby back ribs that are coated in a dry rub then baked creating a juicy and tender meat. They are then lathered in a honey bbq sauce and broiled for about 5 minutes making sure that sauce is coated right to the meat. Now tell me that these Fall Off The Bone Ribs don’t sound amazing.
HOW LONG TO YOU BAKE RIBS IN THE OVEN?
For these particular ribs we used baby back and we cooked them at 300 degrees for 3 hours. If you’re looking at spare ribs you are looking at a little longer time.
These Fall Off The Bone Ribs go amazing with all sorts of side dishes. Potato salad, corn on the cob, salad, fresh fruit, macaroni and cheese. You really can’t go wrong when it comes to making something that pairs really well with these.
HOW TO MAKE A DRY RUB FOR BAKED RIBS:
We make our own dry rub for these ribs but if you have some that you like to use then by all means use it, but our rub consists of:
- Brown sugar
- Dry mustard
- Garlic powder
- Onion powder
- Chili powder
Once they are done cooking you then slather then in some bbq sauce. We usually use a brown sugar bbq sauce then mix it with a little honey to make a honey bbq sauce and it really compliments the dry rub really well. To finish these off we sprinkle with a little parsley and go to town!
Once you try these Fall Off The Bone Ribs you’ll never want anything else, we haven’t gone back to any recipe besides this one and we don’t regret it one bit!
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Fall Off The Bone Ribs
- 1 rack baby back ribs membrane removed
- 2 Tbs paprika
- 1 Tbs black pepper
- 3 Tbs brown sugar
- 2 tsp coarse salt
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp dry mustard
- 1/2 cup brown sugar bbq sauce
- 2-3 Tbs honey
- Preheat oven to 300.
- Lay your ribs on a large sheet of heavy duty aluminum foil.
- Mix together your dry rub ingredients and rub onto both sides of your ribs and wrap up tightly and place on large baking sheet.
- Bake in oven for 3 hours.
- Remove from oven and unwrap.
- Mix together your bbq sauce and honey and brush on ribs.
- Place back in oven on lowest rack and broil for about 3-5 minutes, remove from oven and brush with more bbq sauce.
- Sprinkle with parsley if desired.
Shared at the Weekend Potluck!
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Easy and delish! Thank you!
DELICIOUS! And super easy to make
If I am making two racks do I need to increased the cooking time?
Nope, we do 2 racks all the time and they are fine at the same time.
My husband loves it when I use your recipe! I’m a vegetarian and nothing tempts me as much as fall off the bone ribs!
I cooked spare ribs this time and they took 4 hours.
For the BBQ sauce I had Hickory Brown Sugar in my fridge. I started with whisking honey, teriyaki sauce, soy sauce, nutritional yeast and a dash of Bourbon. I mixed in BBQ sauce until I had a thick enough consistency.
But anyway my husband loved them and I thought they smelled amazing!!
DELICIOUS! I used Binging With Babish’s pork shoulder rub and smoked at 225 degrees with hickory for an hour before wrapping in foil and putting in the oven at 300 degrees for 2-2.5hrs. I basted with Boa Vista’s Apple Chipotle bbq sauce then broiled. My ribs have always had the flavor but lacked the fall off the bone tenderness, not anymore! Thanks for the winning instructions!
So easy to prepare! The flavors permeated the meat so beautifully. We made the recipe with spare ribs and it worked well! Will absolutely use this one again in the future!
Did you have to adjust the cooking time for the spare ribs?
So I used spare ribs and added an extra 20 minutes-big mistake coz the ribs become charred. I should have taken them out at the 3hr mark. Other than that, they were great. Repeating recipe again tomorrow with spare ribs. Will see how baking at 3hrs goes. Just an FYI that I don’t bake my ribs as a rack. I slice them…
These were amazing! Perfect fall off the bone goodness! A must try! The only thing I would change is adding a little more brown sugar as I like my ribs a little more sweet, but the sauce was great. I can’t wait to make these ribs for friends and family.
I’ve made this twice now and what I love about it isn’t just that it’s easy, it’s also that it’s easy to put your own spin on the rub and sauce. The first time I made them I used molasses in the BBQ sauce. Today I used tamarind. I swear I can make ribs every week now and not get bored.
One thing I do differently in the process is that I use parchment paper. Maybe it’s even more amazing if I used foil? I don’t know because they’re amazing already, but to anyone who would rather use parchment the ribs still come out succulent, flavorful, and fall off the bone. I made these today and my son just kept saying “MMM, mmmm MMMMMMM” as he ate.
Delicious ✨chefs kiss✨
WOW! I made these yesterday for my in-laws who are true rib connoisseurs and they came out perfect! Juicy, fall off the bone, dry rubbed perfection. I didn’t have any ground mustard so I swapped in smoked paprika and I will never make ribs any other way! We ate nearly two racks between the 4 of us! 🙂
I made these for dinner tonight. They LITERALLY fell off the bone.😋 Flavor was incredible. Juicy/moist😋…the BEST ribs I’ve had to date💯 THANK YOU FOR SHARING🤝
Don’t even need the bbq sauce. Damn good.
try the bbq sauce (and use all the honey) – it is to die for!
The best ribs I’ve ever made! Flavorful, tender, I make it for my friends and company all the time. They absolutely love it!
Easiest recipe to follow . Thank you so much . Fall off the bone . Omg !!! Best recipe ever . I got asked to make forafriend birthday.
Made these today and they were amazing. The only thing we did differently was finish them on the grill.
This is our new go to rib recipe!! Thanks for sharing!
So easy and so delicious! Definitely falling off the bone. Thanks for sharing!
I just tried this recipe out last night and fell in love! Absolutely delicious! I used Jim Beam Maple Bourbon BBQ sauce with this and it complemented your dry rub so well, it was just amazing. I’m raving to my friends and family about it and my husband can’t stop talking about how good they are. Well done! Thank you for sharing.
Wow these were sooooooo good. Made exactly as per the recipe and they were a huge hit. Even my husband liked them and he is not impressed with any meat on the bone. These were 100% fall off the bone delicious.
Hands down, the best ribs EVER!! Best part, they are incredibly easy to make. I concocted my own rub which includes some espresso granules. Our favorite meal!
Girl, this recipe is on the money!! We enjoy the ribs finger licking good! I will definitely follow you on all your recipes!!!!!