You are here: Home » Recipes » BBQ Ribs BBQ Ribs Recipe by Double Brook Farm Yield 5 servings These are some of the best ribs you'll ever eat. Your kids will love that these ribs are cooked in root beer. PrintEmail Ingredients Rub and Ribs:2 tablespoons hot chili powder1 tablespoon sweet paprika1 tablespoon ground cumin1 teaspoon salt3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper4 pounds baby back pork ribs1 (12-ounce) bottle root beerSauce:1 (18-ounce) jar barbecue sauce1/2 cup water2 tablespoons brown sugar1 tablespoon espresso powder Instructions Preheat oven to 400F. To make the rub, combine first 5 ingredients. Rub spice mixture over ribs. Place ribs in roasting pan or Dutch oven. Pour root beer into bottom of pan (not over the ribs). Cover pan tightly with foil. Bake ribs for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, until tender and browned. To make the sauce, stir barbecue sauce, water, brown sugar and espresso powder in a heavy saucepan. Cook 10 minutes. Heat grill to medium heat. Brush ribs with sauce. Grill ribs until heated through, about 5 minutes per side. Serve ribs with remaining sauce. Recipe courtesy of Double Brook Farm, Hopewell, N.J.