5 from 2 votes
Homemade BBQ Sauce
Homemade BBQ Sauce
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

This robust Homemade BBQ Sauce is easy to make and dripping with bold flavors. Slather it on ribs, chicken, and all of your barbeque favorites!

Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: barbeque, bbq, condiment, homemade, sauce
Servings: 22
Calories: 71 kcal
Author: Fox Valley Foodie
  • 1 1/2 cups Ketchup
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Molasses
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Dry Mustard
  • 2 teaspoons Smoked Paprika (regular can be substituted if needed)
  • 2 teaspoons Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  1. Combine all ingredients into a saucepan, stir to combine, and gently simmer for 10 minutes.

  2. Allow to cool slightly, pour BBQ sauce into mason jar, cover with lid, and store in the refrigerator overnight to allow flavors to meld. 

Recipe Notes

If you are in a hurry, you can enjoy this BBQ sauce right away rather than letting it rest in the fridge overnight, however the flavor will be better in ANY BBQ sauce recipe that sits overnight.


THIS BBQ SAUCE would taste great on my BBQ Meatloaf recipe!