Baked BBQ Baby Back Ribs

1/2 cup ancho chile powder
1/4 cup white sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup salt
2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground dried chipotle pepper
1 rack baby back pork ribs
1 cup barbeque sauce


Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).
Mix ancho chile powder, white sugar, brown sugar, salt, black pepper, cumin, dry mustard, cayenne pepper, and chipotle pepper in a small bowl until combined.
Place ribs meat-side down on aluminum foil. Prick back of rib rack several times with a knife.
Generously apply a coating of dry rub to all sides of the rib rack.
With rib rack meat-side down, fold foil around it to create a tight seal. Transfer to a sheet pan.
Bake in the preheated oven until tender and cooked through about 2 hours. Remove and cool 15 minutes.
Increase oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Open foil, drain and discard any accumulated juices and fat. Brush barbeque sauce on all sides of the rack.
Place rack meat-side up and return to the oven, leaving foil open. Bake for 10 minutes, remove from oven and brush another layer of barbeque sauce on meat-side only. Repeat baking and brushing with sauce 4 more times, for a total of 50 minutes baking time.
Cut the rack into individual rib segments and serve with more barbeque sauce.

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