Fancy Barbecue Sauce

This fancy sauce comes together in a snap and is guaranteed to satisfy every Southern palate at your table.

Fancy Barbecue Sauce
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
MAKES about 1 1/4 cups


  • 1 cup tomato-based bottled barbecue sauce

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard

  • 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper


  1. Stir together barbecue sauce, honey, apple cider vinegar, dry mustard, and dried crushed red pepper in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring often; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Cover to keep warm.

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