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Homemade BBQ Sauce

This homemade BBQ sauce recipe is quick and easy to make. You'll never want to buy another bottle of Barbecue sauce when you realize how to make BBQ sauce is so easy.

Course Condiments
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 11
Calories 69 kcal
Author Larisha Campbell


  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tbsp raw honey (use agave if vegan)
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoke paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder


  1. Place all ingredients in a bowl.  

  2. Mix until well combined. 

  3. Store in an air tight container in the fridge up to 3 months.

Recipe Notes

For heated sauce: Place all ingredients in a skillet or pan. Mix together until well combined. Turn heat on low and cook until heated through. 

Nutrition Facts
Homemade BBQ Sauce
Amount Per Serving (2 tbsp)
Calories 69
% Daily Value*
Sodium 202mg9%
Potassium 85mg2%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Sugar 15g17%
Vitamin A 195IU4%
Vitamin C 0.9mg1%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.