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Sweet BBQ Peach Spare Ribs

Sweet BBQ Peach Spare Ribs

By Traeger Kitchen

If your mouth is watering for some Southern-style BBQ, these sticky sweet pork ribs are smothered in caramelized peach preserves and will definitely hit the spot.

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

5 Hours




Number of People Serving


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Units of Measurment:
4 Pork, Spare Ribs Trimmed
As Needed Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub
1 Tablespoon butter
1 Medium onion, chopped
1 1/2 Cup Peach, preserves
1 Cup Light Corn Syrup
1/2 Cup apple cider vinegar
1/2 Cup bourbon
1 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 Teaspoon Ginger, grated
1 Clove garlic, minced
1 Teaspoon dry mustard


  • 1

    Wipe the ribs with damp paper towels and trim off excess fat. Season the ribs on both sides with the Pork & Poultry or sweet rub of your choice.

    • 4  Pork, Spare Ribs Trimmed

    • As Needed Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 275℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

  • 3

    Place the ribs either in a rib rack or directly on the grill grate, bone side down and cook for 3 hours, misting with apple juice every 30 to 45 minutes.

    275 ˚F / 135 ˚C

  • 4

    Meanwhile, melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add in the chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.

    • 1 Tablespoon butter

    • 1 Medium onion, chopped

  • 5

    Stir in the peach preserves, corn syrup, vinegar, bourbon, and Worcestershire sauce. Add in the ginger, mustard, and garlic; mix well. Simmer for 15 minutes or until the sauce starts to thicken. Set it aside.

    • 1 1/2 Cup Peach, preserves

    • 1 Cup Light Corn Syrup

    • 1/2 Cup apple cider vinegar

    • 1/2 Cup bourbon

    • 1 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

    • 1 Teaspoon Ginger, grated

    • 1 Clove garlic, minced

    • 1 Teaspoon dry mustard

  • 6

    After 3 hours, set temperature to 180℉; close the lid and smoke the ribs for 1-1/2 to 2 hours, misting every 30 minutes.

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C

  • 7

    Turn the grill to 275℉ for 10 minutes to finish.

    275 ˚F / 135 ˚C

  • 8

    Pull the ribs off the grill and liberally brush on the peach sauce. Enjoy!

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