- 1 package of baby back pork ribs, cut into 4 (2 lbs.)
- 1 Granny Smith Apple, sliced
- 1 Gala apple, sliced
- 1 sweet vidalia onion, diced
- 1/2 cup apple cider
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1 bottle Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce
- 1 bottle chipotle raspberry bbq sauce
- 1/4 cup Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey Liqueur
- Sweet/Spicy Rib Rub:
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 2 tsp chipotle chile pepper
- 2 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1 tsp Hungarian paprika
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- Remove silverskin from ribs with a knife.
- Cut ribs into 4 equal pieces.
- Rub both sides of ribs generously with Sweet/Spicy Rib Rub mixture.
- Broil ribs until nicely carmelized.
- Mix BBQ sauces & honey together, set aside.
- Place sliced apples & diced onion in the bottom of the crock pot.
- Add cider & liqueur.
- Place one portion of ribs, pour some sauce, repeat until all 4 portions are in the crock pot & covered with sauce.
- Cover & Crock on low for 4-5 hours or until the meat starts falling off the bone. (Try not to remove the lid until the ribs are nearly done – “if you’re lookin’, you’re not cookin’. “)
- Enjoy with a nice cold hard cider and a big hunk of cornbread.