Homemade BBQ Sauce

Honey Barbecue
Honey Barbecue

Let’s get grilling with this delicious honey barbecue sauce! It’s perfect weather for firing up the grill so let’s make some sauce to spice things up. Just in time to give to Dad for Father’s Day too. Dump ingredients into a saucepan, simmer, and you’re done. Let’s get cooking on a gift everyone will enjoy!






Main Ingredients for Honey Barbecue Sauce
Main Ingredients for Honey Barbecue Sauce











INGREDIENTS FOR HONEY BARBECUE SAUCE: (recipe by ideastimestwo.com)

Makes 1 quart

  • 1 C. Ketchup
  • 1/4 C. Tomato Sauce
  • 3/4 C. Honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 TBL. Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Paprika
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1/8 tsp. Pepper
  • 1/8 to 1/4 tsp. Ground Red Pepper (to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp. Liquid Smoke
  • Container that holds 1 quart
  • Simple tag or decorations if using for a gift


Dump everything into a medium-sized saucepan and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and cool. Pour into a 1 quart canning jar or container of your choice. Decorate jar. I wrapped mine with a strip of burlap and paper. I punched out an oval shape with a paper punch and hand printed the label. Tie twine around the jar top. Done! Who’s ready for a big, fat burger?


Barbecue Sauce for Dad
Barbecue Sauce for Dad


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