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Country Rib Delight Recipe
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Country Rib Delight

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"These baked ribs are easy to make, and have a sweet tangy flavor that everyone will love."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 40 mins

    2 hrs


  1. Place ribs in a large pot with enough water to cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 10 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a baking dish.
  3. In a bowl, mix the applesauce, syrup, lemon juice, ketchup, paprika, cinnamon, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  4. Place ribs in the prepared baking dish, and brush with 1/2 the sauce. Bake uncovered, basting frequently with remaining sauce, for 1 1/2 hours, until done.
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  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 03, 2006

I just happen to find 3 pounds of pork ribs buried in my freezer and whipped this recepie together is about 20 minutes. I added about two cups of smokey bbq sauce and did what one of the other reviews said by adding all the sauce and covering it until the last 15 minutes. Flipped it half way through as well. One word review: Unreal!!! Cheers mate!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 14, 2012

Not good

Mar 28, 2005

This was so good. My husband made it. He doubled the recipe and put all the sauce over the ribs, basted them while cooking. He also put aluminum foil over them, took it off 15 minutes before they were done. They were sweet and tender. We made this twice in the past week. Thanks!!

May 11, 2005

My family loved this. The only change I'd make is to boil the ribs longer. I say 20 minutes instead of the 10 recommended. I feel this would make the meat more tender. I started to follow the previous reviewer and covered it in the beginning. After 20 minutes when I went to baste, I noticed the sauce was still thin and worried about it remaining that way during the whole baking process. So I uncovered it for the rest of the time. The sauce thickened perfectly and was very tasty. Remember to turn ribs and baste every 15 min or so. I will definitely make this again.

Jan 29, 2009

Sooo good great sauce so tender, they just fell off the bone!!

Sep 22, 2006

The ribs were tasty but the sauce dried up during cooking. Will make this again though as it is easy and good, but will pour over all the sauce at once and cover for most of the cooking time. I made half the recipe of sauce again and poured over the left over ribs and this was terrific.

Jan 13, 2009

This recipe is very good. Next time I will "tweat" the spices. Before serving, I recommmend cutting the ribs in pieces and placing the "sauce" in a saucepan and boil for 5-10 mins. to thicken. Pour over meat and serve.

Aug 12, 2005

Wow! I came home for work, wasn't sure how to fix the country ribs I had in the fridge. Then I found this recipe. My husband loved it! I did not add the lemon juice because I did not have any, but it was still delicious with out it. I will use it agin. Thanks for the great recipe!


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  • Calories
  • 573 kcal
  • 29%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 46.4 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 120 mg
  • 40%
  • Fat
  • 30.3 g
  • 47%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 29.4 g
  • 59%
  • Sodium
  • 418 mg
  • 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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