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Homemade BBQ Sauce

This bbq sauce was inspired by this recipe.  It’s almost the same exact recipe other then I switched the liquid smoke for some chipotle.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: DINNER, sauce + seasoning + condiments
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Dani Spies


  • 1 15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 molasses
  • 3 tbsp. Worcestershire
  • 1 tsp. chipotle powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper add more or less depending on how much kick you like
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper


  • Whisk all ingredients together in a medium saucepan. Bring to a low boil, then reduce heat to medium low and simmer (uncovered) for 20 minutes, or until the sauce has slightly thickened.