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Sweet, Spicy, and Sticky BBQ Sauce

Rated as 4.75 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...

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