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award winning dry rub for ribs in a wooden bowl

Award Winning Dry Rub For Ribs

If you want a great dry rub recipe for ribs, you need to mix up this Award Winning Dry Rub For Ribs. This homemade dry rub has a sweet maple-infused flavor with savory spices and just a touch of heat. Friends and family will say you are a pit master with this award-winning dry rub for ribs at your next BBQ.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Seasoning
Cuisine American
Servings 36 teaspoons
Calories 11 kcal



  • Measure all your ingredients into a glass jar.
  • Next, place a tight-fitting lid on your jar and shack well to combine all the seasonings.
  • Store in a cool, dry cabinet for up to three months.


Customize your rub
If you are not a fan of maple but still want to add a bit of sweetness to your bbq rub, substitute the maple sugar for Holy Hive Real Honey Powder.
Want more heat? Add a teaspoon or two of Habanero Ground Pepper Powder
Add a tablespoon of ground cinnamon to add another layer of sweet spice.
More ways to use this rub
  • Add a few teaspoons of this dry rub for ribs to a cup of store-bought BBQ sauce. This is a great way to add a little kick of flavor to a plain BBQ sauce.
  • If you plan to cook your meat low and slow, you might like to add some barbecue sauce with this your rub seasoning. This will create a wet rub which will infuse flavor while helping your meat not to dry out.


Serving: 1teaspoonCalories: 11kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 69mgPotassium: 23mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 186IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 5mgIron: 1mg
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