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Homemade Barbecue Sauce Recipe

This sweet and spicy barbecue sauce will be a hit with the whole family at your next barbecue!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Barbecue sauce recipe, homemade barbecue sauce, sweet and spicy barbecue sauce recipe
Servings: 40
Calories: 43kcal
Author: Alea Milham


  • 3 1/2 cups of tomato sauce or 2 - 15-ounce cans of tomato sauce
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper


  • Add the tomato sauce, brown sugar, molasses, Worcestershire sauce, and soy sauce to a saucepan. Stir to combine.
  • Add the paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, ground mustard, red pepper flakes, and white pepper. Stir to combine
  • Cook over a medium flame until it reaches a boil.
  • Lower the heat to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes.