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Beef Baby Back Ribs with Jack Daniels Glaze

Yummy beef ribs with a tasty glaze
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Rub Marinating Time8 hrs
Course: Appetizer, Dinner, Main, Main Course, Main/Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: BBQ recipe, beef baby back ribs, beef recipes, Jack Daniels, rib recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 692kcal


  • 4 lbs beef baby back ribs


  • 1/2 cup good bbq sauce
  • 2 tbs whole grain mustard
  • 2 tbs Jack Daniels


  • 2 tbs kosher salt
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp summer savory optional
  • 1/2 tbs chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2 tbs paprika preferably smoked
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbs brown sugar


  • Mix all rub ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.
  • Prepare ribs by removing the sliver skin (membranfrom the back of the ribs.
  • Massage rub over front and back of the rib slabs. Place in a large zipper freezer bag and refrigerate overnight.
  • Mix all glaze ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Prepare gas grill for indirect cooking--you will cook over the unlit side--by heating the interior of the grill to approximately 325 degrees Place ribs, bone side down on unit side and roast for approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  • Brush both sides of the ribs with glaze and move to the lit side of the grill. Grill each side until glaze bubbles.
  • Oven method: Proceed as above placing ribs on a roasting rack and baking at 325 degrees F for same amount of time. Remove from oven and set broiler to high. Brush with glaze and broil for about 5 minutes each side until glaze is bubbly.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 692kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 64g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 195mg | Sodium: 4176mg | Potassium: 1333mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 827IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 8mg