Smoked St Louis Ribs with Cola-Glaze - Armadillo Pepper

Smoked St Louis Ribs with Cola-Glaze

August 27, 2018

Today we are making St. Louis Ribs on the Masterbuilt Smoker with a Cola Glaze. This is an easy and great tasting rib recipe with a homemade BBQ sauce. As mentioned, we are doing this rib cook in the Masterbuilt Smoker, so let’s get going.

Cola-Glazed Ribs

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 rack pork ribs
  • Heaven Made Products Texas Rib Rub to taste
  • ¼ cup Squeeze butter
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 16 oz Pepsi cola, separated 4 oz and 12 oz.
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried garlic
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 5 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Colon Cleaner Hot Sauce (or yellow mustard)
  • 2 cups Ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

Recipe Instructions

  1. Remove the rib membrane from the back of the ribs.
  2. Season sides of the ribs with the Heaven Made Products Texas Rib rub.
  3. Preheat the Masterbuilt Smoker to 225 degrees F and add Maple Wood Chips.
  4. Place the ribs in the Masterbuilt Smoker and cook for 2.5 hours.
  5. Remove the ribs from the Masterbuilt Smoker, apply the squeeze butter, honey and wrap in foil along with 4 oz of Pepsi Cola.
  6. Place the ribs back in the Masterbuilt Smoker and cook for another 2 hours.
  7. Remove the ribs from the Masterbuilt and remove the foil. Place the ribs back in the Masterbuilt for 30 minutes.
  8. To make the sauce add 12 oz Pepsi to a pan over high heat. Add the apple cider vinegar, onion powder, dried garlic, brown sugar, cinnamon, Colon Cleaner Hot sauce, pepper, pepper, Ketchup and Worcestershire sauce. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  9. Glaze the ribs with the sauce. Cook 15 minutes, glaze again and then cook for another 15 minutes. Total cook time today is 5.5 hours.
  10. Remove the ribs from the Masterbuilt Smoker. Let rest for 10 minutes and serve!

Watch our Cola-Glazed Rib video for the recipe details.

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