Big Daddy’s BBQ Ribs


3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons mesquite seasoning
4-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
4-1/2 teaspoons paprika
1 tablespoon dried minced onion
1 tablespoon seasoned salt
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon pepper
1 teaspoon salt
8 pounds pork spareribs, cut into serving size pieces
3-1/2 cups barbecue sauce


1. In a small bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Rub over ribs; cover and refrigerate overnight.
2. Place ribs bone side down on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Cover and bake at 350° for 1 hour; drain. Brush some of the barbecue sauce over ribs. Bake, uncovered, for 30-45 minutes or until tender, basting occasionally with barbecue sauce.

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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 1-1/2 hours YIELD: 8 servings.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 1027 calories, 67g fat (24g saturated fat), 255mg cholesterol, 2071mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 3g fiber), 64g protein.

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