HIGHLIGHTS

Close
Grocery Coupons

Grocery Coupons

Members can print free savings coupons

Brain Health Center

Brain Health Center

Learn how to live smart and stay sharp

Amazon Kindle

Amazon Kindle

Members save on e-
readers and tablets

Caring for loved ones?

Caring for loved ones?

Find the resources you need

Contests and
Sweeps

Dream Vacation Sweepstakes

10 weeks. 10 amazing trips. Seize your chance to win!
See official rules. 

Most Popular
Articles

Viewed

Commented

Spiced Maple Cocktail Ribs Recipe

Cookstr
Course: Hors D'oeuvre
Total Time: Under 2 Hours
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
  • Print
  • Bookmark
  • Recommend
 Spiced Maple Cocktail Ribs

Photo by:

There’s some of Vermont and a touch of the Southwest here. Together they do their stuff as a coating for finger-licking riblets, which are bound to be popular at any party. They are the type of tidbit you just can’t get enough of. All you need to finish the picture is a great Midwestern beer and lots of small paper napkins.

Yield: Serves 10

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 pounds cocktail spare ribs, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons unsulfured molasses
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2. Place the ribs in a shallow roasting pan and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 45 minutes.

3. While the ribs are cooking, combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Stir well and set aside.

4. Remove the pan from the oven and drain off any fat. Toss the ribs with ½ cup of the marinade. Return them to the oven and bake, turning the ribs and basting them occasionally (if needed) with the remaining ¼ cup marinade, for 30 minutes. Serve immediately.

Notes

This recipe is easily doubled.

Beer: Wisconsin nut brown ale


© 1997 Sheila Lukins

Editor's Note

Nutritional information includes 1/2 teaspoon of added salt.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

185kcal (9%)
48mg (5%)
0mg (0%)
0mcg RAE (0%)
438mg
40mg
20g
12g
0g
15g
51mg (17%)
268mg (11%)
1g (7%)
5g (7%)
1mg (7%)
FROM THE KITCHEN OF...

Author

sheila-lukins

Cookbook

usa-cookbook
U.S.A. Cookbook

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

Denny's Ranchero Tilapia

Members save 15% every day when dining at participating Denny's restaurants.

Outback Steak

Members save 15% Mon-Thurs & during weekend lunch at Outback Steakhouse.

McCormick and Schmicks (McCormick and Schmicks)

Members save 10% every day when dining at McCormick and Schmick's.

Member Benefits

Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change. Join Today