Candy apple BBQ marinade and sauce

Irisa Raina 9


The alcohol will mostly cook out and all you’ll be left with is the wonderful flavor.
If you don’t want to add the Hot Damn then double the amount of red hot candies.

I did pork steaks with this sauce and it was amazing!!!

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10 Min
2 Hr


1 – 18 ounce bottle plain bbq sauce
1 -12 ounce can frozen apple juice
1- 18 ounce jar apple jelly
1 – 18 ounce jar plum jam
6 ounces red hot’s candy
1 cup dekuyper hot damn
¾ cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon light brown sugar
2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
½ teaspoon liquid smoke
3/4 cup hot sauce


1Put the candies in a zip lock bag and crush them.
2Bring apple juice and red hots to a boil, in a non stick pot.
Turn down heat and reduce by ½. You’ll want to stir this often.
3Remove from heat and add the liquor, then place the pot back on a low heat. NEVER ADD ANY LIQUOR TO A PAN WHILE IT IS ON THE HEAT!
4Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer, for about 1 hour.
5After 1 hour I take about ½ out while it is thin like for a marinade. Then I cook down the rest till it is reduced by ½.
6Red hot candies

About Candy apple BBQ marinade and sauce

Course/Dish: Marinades, Other Sauces