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Baked Baby Back Ribs


  • 2-3 racks of pork baby back ribs
  • 4 oz bbq rub
  • bbq sauce for topping


  • Cut each rack of ribs into portion sizes desired.
  • Remove the membranes from the underside of each rack of ribs.
  • Trim excess fat from the meat as much as possible.
  • Dust the meaty sides of each rack with bbq spices and rub into the meat well.
  • Turn the racks over and dust the underside as well.
  • Wrap each portion size in plastic wrap tightly.
  • Place in refrigerator over night or up to 48 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 265 degrees F.
  • Unwrap the ribs and re-wrap them individually with foil tightly.
  • Place the ribs with the folded part of the foil side up on baking sheet and bake for two and a half to three hours.
  • Remove from oven. Use tongs to take the ribs out of the foil and drain all excess fat and oil rendered from them.
  • Turn oven heat up to 400 degrees F.
  • Place the ribs on a broiler pan that has good drainage holes on it.
  • Drizzle bbq sauce of choice on top of ribs.
  • Bake in oven for additional 30 minutes.
  • Serve hot.


Recipe by: Connie Murray @Happybellyfoodie.com