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Root Beer BBQ Sauce

Rated as 4.42 out of 5 Stars

"This BBQ sauce can be used a variety of ways- we've even put it on potatoes at my house! It's sweet, tangy, and has a small kick to it. The root beer can also be substituted with Dr Pepper® or Coca Cola®."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 67 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (4 cups)

Directions

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  1. Stir together the root beer, ketchup, orange juice, Worcestershire sauce, and molasses in a saucepan. Season with ginger, paprika, chipotle powder, garlic powder, onion powder, and red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Use immediately or store in the refrigerator up to a week.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 67 calories; 0.2 g fat; 17 g carbohydrates; 0.7 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 382 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I usually try a recipe to the LETTER before making a review, however I did not have any orange juice at the time I needed to make the sauce, I had only apple juice, so that is what I used..It tu...

Most helpful critical review

A good use for spare and flat root beer. It has some zip and spice to it. I didn't like the undertaste of the sauce for some reason, but it will certainly get used up. I used mexican chili powde...

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A good use for spare and flat root beer. It has some zip and spice to it. I didn't like the undertaste of the sauce for some reason, but it will certainly get used up. I used mexican chili powde...

I usually try a recipe to the LETTER before making a review, however I did not have any orange juice at the time I needed to make the sauce, I had only apple juice, so that is what I used..It tu...

Made this over the weekend to go over some Hawaiian burgers. Everyone loved the sauce. I made mine using Dr Pepper. Next time I am going to try some cream soda.

Added some scorpion pepper powder to it to give it a kick. Love it.

Pretty decent BBQ sauce. I used the Dr. Pepper substitution as I thought the cinnamon flavor would be a nice addition. I also substituted apple juice for orange juice out of necessity. After...

This is the best sauce I've found. This is a keeper , I did add some other ingredients to the recipe yellow mustard, liquid smoke and brown sugar. We loved it . I will not be buying BBQ sauce in...

I halved the recipe § am so glad I did! I got a little over 2 cups that will be plenty for 2 of us.

Pretty good sauce.

Yes left out the hot spices and yes I would make it again