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Sweet Peach Spare Ribs

Sweet Peach Spare Ribs

By Traeger Kitchen

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

Prep Time

10 Min

Cook Time

5 Hr




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
4 Rack pork spare ribs
As Needed Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub
As Needed apple juice
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 grated ginger
1 Teaspoon dry mustard
1 Clove garlic, minced


  • 1

    Wipe the ribs with damp paper towels and trim off any excess fat. Season the ribs on both sides with the Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub.

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 275°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.

    275 ˚F / 135 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 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


    Super Smoke

  • 4

    Meanwhile, melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add in the chopped onion and sauté until golden brown. Stir in the peach preserves, corn syrup, vinegar, bourbon, and Worcestershire sauce. Add in the ginger, mustard and garlic then mix well. Simmer for 15 minutes or until the sauce starts to thicken. Set sauce aside.

  • 5

    After 3 hours, reduce the Traeger temperature to 165°F. Smoke the ribs for 1-1/2 to 2 hours, misting with apple juice every 30 minutes.

    165 ˚F / 74 ˚C


    Super Smoke

  • 6

    Increase the Traeger temperature to 275°F for 10 minutes to finish. Pull the ribs off the grill and liberally brush on the peach sauce. Enjoy!

    275 ˚F / 135 ˚C


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