Apple BBQ Oven-Baked Ribs


  • 1 cup Mott’s® Applesauce Apple
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ⅓ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 4 tsp dry mustard
  • 3-4 lbs. beef short ribs
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  • Preheat oven to 325°.
  • In a saucepan, combine onions, ketchup, applesauce, salt, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, and mustard. On medium heat, simmer sauce for 30 minutes.
  • Place ribs in a single layer in a baking dish. Smother ribs with sauce and reserve remainder.
  • Bake ribs in preheated oven for 3 hours, turning and basting meat every 20 minutes with remaining sauce, using all sauce by two hours.
  • On the last hour, turn the heat up to 400° and continue turning and basting ribs using sauce in the pan for the last hour of baking.