Top Secret BBQ Sauce

Top Secret Bbq Sauce Recipe

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Melissa Turner


Took me almost 2 years to get this sauce just right. Now that I have I would love to share it with the world. Enjoy!


★★★★★ 2 votes

Makes about 1/2 Gal.
10 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


  • 36 oz
    heinz ketchup (recommended brand for best results)
  • 18 oz
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    liquid smoke flavoring
  • 3 tsp
    onion salt
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh minced garlic
  • 3 Tbsp
    dried mustard powder
  • 3 Tbsp
    yellow mustard
  • 2 1/4 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 7 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 3 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 stick
    real butter

How to Make Top Secret BBQ Sauce


  1. Mix all ingredients in a large sauce pan and simmer for 1 hour. Taste, if you like it a bit more spicy add more pepper. Cool to room temperature.

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About Top Secret BBQ Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sauce, #spicy, #barbeque, #tangy

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