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Molasses-and-Mustard-Glazed Ribs

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 6 hrs
Yield 6 Servings


  • 1/2 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup dark (not blackstrap) molasses
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 pounds bone-in country style pork ribs or baby back ribs, cut into 4-rib sections

Nutrition Information

  • calories 618
  • fat 25 g
  • satfat 9 g
  • protein 59 g
  • carbohydrate 31 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • cholesterol 194 mg
  • sodium 090 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine mustard, molasses, sugar, tomato paste, vinegar, salt, garlic powder and cayenne pepper in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.

  2. Brush rib sections thickly with sauce and arrange in slow cooker. Cook on low until meat is tender and easily removed from bone, 4 to 6 hours. Skim fat from sauce and spoon sauce over ribs before serving.