Easy Homemade BBQ Sauce

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
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Easy Homemade BBQ Sauce has the most amazing flavor combination and only takes minutes to make!  This tangy and smoky BBQ sauce will become a family favorite! 

Course Side Dish


  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp liquid smoke


  1. In a medium sauce pan stir together ketchup, molasses, brown sugar, cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, paprika, chili powder, onion powder, salt and liquid smoke.  

  2. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cover with a lid.  Let cook stirring occasionally until the sauce thickens about 10-15 minutes.  Can use right away or let cool and store in an airtight container for about a week.