#1 BBQ Sauce

Dave T.


This is a thin Carolina type sauce, it does not need refrigerated, even after opening. It's great on pulled pork or chicken, if you want to upgrade it to #1+ sauce add another 1/4 tsp cayenne powder and another 1/2 tsp red pepper flake.


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

A group!
5 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 2-c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 2-c
  • 1 1/2-c
    brown sugar
  • 7 Tbsp
    sorghum or molasses
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1-tsp
    onion powder
  • 1-tsp
    dry mustard
  • 2-Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 4 1/2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp
    smoke salt

How to Make #1 BBQ Sauce


  1. Add all ingredients together in a pan and bring to a boil. Decrease heat and let simmer 30 min
  2. Fill prepared pint jars and put lids on. Allow to seal

Printable Recipe Card

About #1 BBQ Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Southern

Show 13 Comments & Reviews

12 Easy Go-To Cobbler Recipes

12 Easy Go-To Cobbler Recipes

Ooey gooey cobbler topped with a delicious crunchy crust? Sign us up twice! We just love us some cobblers all year long! Such a perfect go-to dessert recipe, cobblers are easy to make and sure to make everyone’s taste buds drool.

17 Quick and Easy Lunch Recipes

17 Quick and Easy Lunch Recipes

Looking for lunch ideas? Bored of the same old, same old? We’re here for you. These 17 quick and easy lunch recipes are filling enough to get you through to dinner (and not one is a green salad). If you want something hot or cold, healthy or indulgent, there’s a recipe for you.

10 Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Summer Heat

10 Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Summer Heat

One of the summer staples is hearing the sound of the ice cream truck roaming the neighborhood and ice cream sandwiches are always on the menu. Vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate cookies they are a classic summer treat. These days, ice cream sandwiches have gotten a makeover and you don’t need the ice […]