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Homemade BBQ Sauce

A versatile BBQ sauce, perfect for burnt ends and bold enough for smoked beef.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American, BBQ
Keyword: BBQ, BBQ Sauce, Sauce
Servings: 12
Calories: 40kcal


  • ½ c Heinz Ketchup
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 Clover Garlic minced
  • ¼ tsp Onion Powder Or a tsp grated fresh onion
  • 2 tbsp Bourbon
  • 1 tbsp Brown Mustard
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 2 tbsp Louisiana Hot Sauce
  • ¼ tsp Cumin ground
  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper ground
  • ½ tsp Liquid Smoke optional especiallly if not applying on meat that’s going back on the smoker.


  • Melt butter in a sauce pot and add garlic. Cook gently until garlic is soft.
  • Add onion powder or grated onion and cook gently for another minute or two.
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Cook on low until sauce is warm and ingredients are well incorporated.


Calories: 40kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 182mg | Potassium: 32mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 110IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg