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Apricot Honey Barbecue Sauce

Apricot Honey Barbecue Sauce

This Apricot Honey Barbecue sauce is one of my favorites. It’s a bit on the tangy side, which is how I like my sauce for some succulent baby back ribs. It is also a fairly mild, so it is a great all around sauce for the whole family. 
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 tablespoon
Calories 18kcal
Author Diana Reis


  • 1 C. Ketchup
  • 1 C. Water
  • ¼ C. Apricot Preserves
  • ¼ C. Honey
  • 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Granulated Garlic
  • 1 Tbsp Granulated Onion
  • 1 Tbsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Tsp Red Chili Powder
  • ½ Tsp. Cayenne
  • ½ Tsp Cumin
  • 1 Tsp Black Pepper


  • Measure and mix all of the ingredients in small sauce pan.
  • Heat mixture on low until it comes to a low simmer.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Store in a pint jar or other refrigerator safe container.


Calories: 18kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Sodium: 25mg | Vitamin A: 700IU | Iron: 0.9mg