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Mason jar with homemade sweet bbq sauce.

Sweet BBQ Sauce

Sweet BBQ Sauce
Categories Sauce
Difficulty Easy
Keyword sweet bar b que sauce recipe, sweet barbeque sauce recipes, sweet bbq sauce recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 24 kcal
Author Lacey Baier of A Sweet Pea Chef


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 8-oz tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp granulated onion
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 1 1/2 tbsp raw honey
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  1. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a sauce pan and then add minced garlic. 

  2. Cook for one minute, until the garlic is fragrant, then add the tomato sauce, tomato paste, molasses, raw honey, apple cider vinegar, granulated onion, sea salt, and black pepper, and stir to combine.

  3. Cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes, until heated through.

Recipe Notes

Can be stored in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.

Nutrition Facts
Sweet BBQ Sauce
Amount Per Serving (2 tbsp.)
Calories 24 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 54mg2%
Potassium 57mg2%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 0.6mg1%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.