Honey-Mustard Barbecue Sauce

This is a thick, hearty sauce. If you prefer a thinner sauce, add 1/4 cup water.


Makes 1 1/2 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 18 Minutes


1 bacon slice, diced
1 small onion, diced
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup cider vinegar
3/4 cup prepared mustard
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup honey
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper


Cook bacon in a medium saucepan until crisp; remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, reserving drippings in saucepan.

Sauté onion and garlic in hot drippings about 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in bacon, vinegar, and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes. Store in refrigerator for up to 1 week.