barbecue sauce recipes

Top 10 Picks for BBQ Sauce


Whether you start with a bottled BBQ sauce and doctor it up, or make it completely from scratch, here are our Top Choices for barbecue sauce recipes. Happy Grilling!

Sweet & Tangy BBQ Sauce

Ooooh, the perfect combination of sweet and tangy can make your mouth water just thinking about it. We are pretty sure people have hiked the world over searching for this perfect balance. Don’t worry, we found it. Get the recipe.

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Hot & Spicy BBQ Sauce

What makes this sauce hot? Hot Sauce! You won’t be able to stop. Get the recipe.

Carolina Style Barbecue Sauce

Hey, Ya’ll! How can you go wrong with a recipe from a website called the Barbecue Bible? The Carolinas are known for their BBQ and their BBQ Sauce. You can’t beat a good Carolina sauce and some slaw! Lots of good stuff here. Get the recipe.

South Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce

We don’t want a war on our hands (just sauce), so we are giving equal love to this very popular type of sauce. Try it and write home to mama about it. Get the recipe.

Garlic BBQ Sauce Recipe

Eat enough garlic and you’ll never get sick! We heard that somewhere, but we aren’t doctors. Check out this recipe from the Garlic Geeks with TEN cloves of garlic! Get the recipe.

Honey Barbecue Saucehoney for barbecue recipe

Honey creates the perfect golden glaze when barbecuing. Naturally, we recommend our very own Lynne’s local honey, but any will do. Get the recipe.

Smoky BBQ Sauce

Are you craving that deep, earthy smoked taste? A very simple way to have it, literally on your finger tips, is to add 1/2 of a teaspoon of Liquid Smoke to a cup of your favorite barbecue sauce. Don’t over do it! A little goes a long way. Enjoy!

Read more about Liquid Smoke.

Texas Mop Sauce

Don’t mess with Texas. They are very serious about their BBQ and they won’t even let you call most sauces BBQ. But this sauce is Texan all the way! Mop up all that meaty goodness! Get the recipe.

Chocolate for BBQ SauceChocolate BBQ Sauce

You really can put chocolate on just about anything. Salty, chocolaty, meaty–satisfy all your cravings at once! This chocolate infused sauce will please any crowd! Get the Recipe.

Wild Card: Mango Habanero BBQ Sauce

Hold onto your hats and put on your gloves! This is hot. Reminder: wear gloves when handling hot Habanero peppers and don’t touch your eyes or face. Ouch! Get the recipe.

Please share your favorite barbecue sauce recipe with us in the comments. We are always looking for something new to try.

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