Delicious smoked ribs using the 3-2-1 method brushed with a honey mustard sauce on your Traeger Smoker!

We made these ribs over the weekend. Everyone loved the honey mustard flavor! Thanks for a great recipe! -Malinda


Ribs ▢ 2 racks baby back ribs ▢ 6 Tablespoons yellow mustard ▢ ½ cup apple juice ▢ ½ cup water ▢ 2 Tablespoons butter Rub ▢ ¼ cup brown sugar ▢ 1 Tablespoon smoked paprika ▢ 1 Tablespoon garlic powder ▢ 1 teaspoon onion powder ▢ 1 teaspoon pepper ▢ 2 teaspoons salt ▢ 1 Tablespoon ground mustard Honey Mustard Sauce ▢ ½ cup dijon mustard ▢ ½ cup honey ▢ ¼ cup BBQ sauce ▢ 2 Tablespoons brown sugar ▢ 1 Tablespoon garlic

Combine all ingredients for the homemade rub. Remove the membrane from the back of the ribs . Spread yellow mustard over the ribs then the dry rub. Wrap in saran wrap. Place in fridge to rest.



Preheat smoker. Place ribs on the smoker and let smoke. Mix together apple juice and water in a spray bottle and spritz ribs with mixture. After 3 hours remove ribs from smoker.



Lay tinfoil out on counter. Evenly smear yellow mustard down the middle of foil. Place butter slices down the middle of foil. Lay the ribs on the foil and seal the foil. Place ribs back in the smoker for 2 hours.



Remove the ribs from the smoker and foil. Mix together ingredients for the finishing sauce. Coat ribs with finishing sauce and place back on the smoker. Remove from smoker and brush with sauce again and serve!



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