Homemade Barbecue Sauce - Natural Sweetener, No HFCS

Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Author Robin Follette


  • 2 cups ketchup (there are brands without HFCS)
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 2 teaspoons paprika plain or smoked
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder adjust to suit your tastes
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder


  • Mix all ingredients together in a two quart stainless steel or other non-reactive (because of the vinegar) pan and bring to a simmer. Simmer a short time, turn off the heat and allow to cool.