Applesauce Barbeque Sauce


Applesauce gives this apple BBQ sauce a nice thick texture that coats meats well. The sauce has a sweet-spicy flavor that is excellent on chicken or pork. It can also be canned in sterile containers for later use, or for giving as gifts.

Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
3 1/2 cups


  • 1 cup applesauce

  • ½ cup ketchup

  • 2 cups unpacked brown sugar

  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, mix applesauce, ketchup, brown sugar, lemon juice, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder, and cinnamon. Bring mixture to a boil.

  2. Remove from heat, and cool completely, about 20 minutes. Use to baste the meat of your choice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

49 Calories
13g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 28
Calories 49
% Daily Value *
Sodium 92mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 43mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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