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Missouri KC Style Baby Back Ribs

Missouri Tigers

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Cool Time 5 minutes
Total Time 4 hours, 30 minutes
Servings 8



  1. Prepare your cooker to cook indirect at 250°F using cherry wood smoke for flavor.
  2. Peel the membrane off the back of the ribs and trim any excess fat.
  3. Season the ribs liberally on both sides with the barbecue rub.
  4. Place in the smoker meat side up and cook for 2-1/2 hours.
  5. Lay out two big double sheets of heavy-duty aluminum foil.
  6. Remove the ribs from the cooker and place one on each piece of foil meat side up.
  7. Drizzle each slab with half of the honey and half of the hot sauce.
  8. Close up the rib packages, pressing out as much air as possible. As you close, add 1/2 of the apple juice to each package.
  9. Return to the cooker for 1 hour.
  10. Open the package and check for doneness by poking a toothpick down into the meat. It should slide in and out very easily.
  11. When the ribs are done to your liking, remove from the foil and place them on a cutting board.
  12. To serve, cut each slab into 4 pieces and serve with sauce on the side.

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