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Easy Honey Hickory Smoke BBQ Sauce

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Sweet, smokey with the right amount of heat – this Texas style Honey Hickory Smoke BBQ sauce is a family go to. From tofu to turkey …… it pairs well with almost everything!

Ingredients:

Hickory Smoke BBQ Sauce Ingredients.

How to make Easy Honey Hickory Smoke BBQ Sauce:

Mix the ingredients in a saucepan.

MIX IT: In a medium saucepan add ketchup, honey, white vinegar, molasses, liquid smoke, salt, black pepper, chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder, and dry mustard. Mix to combine.

simmer the mixture in the saucepan.

SIMMER: Place saucepan on the smaller burner of your stove and cook over medium heat until sauce starts to simmer.

test the sauce for thickness.

Reduce heat to low and continue cooking, scraping down the sides and turning occasionally (watch out for splatters). Simmer until sauce thickens, about 15-20 minutes.

reduce the heat and cook down a bit.

COOL IT: The BBQ sauce is now ready to be used. As the sauce cools, it will continue to thicken slightly.

second hero shot of hickory smoke BBQ sauce.

Once completely cool, refrigerate any unused portions in an air tight container for up to 3-4 weeks.

Easy Honey Hickory Smoke BBQ Sauce

Easy Honey Hickory Smoke BBQ Sauce

Yield: 2 cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Sweet, smokey with the right amount of heat - this Texas style Honey Hickory Smoke BBQ sauce is a family go to. From tofu to turkey ...... it pairs well with almost everything!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 teaspoons liquid smoke (hickory flavor)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder

Instructions

    1. In a medium saucepan add ketchup, honey, white vinegar, molasses, liquid smoke, salt, black pepper, chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder, and dry mustard. Mix to combine.

    2. Place saucepan on the smaller burner of your stove and cook over medium heat until sauce starts to simmer. Reduce heat to low and continue cooking, scraping down the sides and turning occasionally. Simmer until sauce thickens, about 20 minutes.

    3. The BBQ sauce is now ready to be used. As the sauce cools, it will continue to thicken slightly.

Notes

Refrigerate any unused portions in an air tight container for up to 3-4 weeks.

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