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Sweet, Spicy, and Sticky BBQ Sauce

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"I use this sauce on ribs and then slow-cook 'em on the smoker. A guaranteed hit for any gathering; this sauce is my absolute favorite! May use immediately or keep in an air-tight container in a refrigerator up to several weeks. Brush sauce on ribs as ribs are finishing."
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1 h 5 m servings 71
Original recipe yields 24 servings (3 cups)


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  1. Combine cider vinegar, brown sugar, hot sauce, and molasses in a non-stick saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook at a simmer until the sauce is thick and shiny, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 71 calories; 0 17.3 0.1 0 253 Full nutrition

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Use this last night on ribs. It was good & SPICY! For me this recipe is for basting the ribs while they are on the grill not for putting on your plate and dunking ribs after they've been grilled...

I modified the recipe because I did not need two cups. I used one cup for everything and 1/4 cup for the molasses. I still modified further to get it to the taste I wanted. I also added a l...

Excellent super easy sauce. I used Sriracha for my hot sauce. My Missus thought it was extremely spicy and I thought it was just right. On its own, without being on the ribs, it was smokin...

Didn't have cider vinegar, so used a mix of white, balsamic, and cooking wine. Still turned out delicious