Tropic sun spareribs and orange balls recipe

Tropic Sun Spareribs Recipe

3 1/2 to 4 pounds beef spareribs or country-style ribs
3 large cloves garlic, pressed
1 large onion, sliced
1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple, undrained
1 (12 ounce) bottle chili sauce
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

Rub ribs with garlic. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Arrange onion in large baking pan. Place ribs on top. Add 1/4 cup water to pan. Cover with foil. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.

Combine remaining ingredients. Spoon over ribs. Bake, uncovered, 1 hour longer.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Orange Balls

1 box vanilla wafers
1 (6 ounces) can freeze orange juice concentrate
2/3 stick butter
1 (16 ounces) box confectioners' sugar
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
Crush vanilla wafers. Melt butter and pour over wafer crumbs; add orange juice, confectioners' sugar, and pecans. Mix well; roll into balls and roll balls in coconut. Chill before serving.