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Old Style BBQ Sauce

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"A thick, sticky sauce to slather onto anything edible. It cooks all night in the slow cooker. Stir once after it starts to simmer, enjoy..."
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12 h 5 m servings 195
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. In a slow cooker, combine ketchup, beer, onion, brown sugar, mustard, barbecue seasoning, vinegar, pepper, and garlic powder. Simmer on low setting for 12 hours or overnight.


  • Partner Tip
  • Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 195 calories; 0.7 46.6 2 0 1544 Full nutrition

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This sauce was wonderful! It was so easy and you can prepare it ahead of time because it cooks in the crock pot. I cooked country style pork ribs in it (also in the crock pot) for the 12 hours...

Oh this was perfect. This only thing I did different because we like things with a little more spice was add a whole habanero pepper to it while slow cooking! I will continue to use this recip...

Great sauce! The slow cooker makes it easy to make and convenient. I ate it on everything from meats to sandwiches to scrambled eggs. This recipe's a winner!

what exactly IS "barbecue seasonong?" I am rating 4 stars just soI can ask this question - don't want to damage this recipe's reputation :)

excellent bbq sauce! i used a bottle of porter, and the flavor was great. might add a little liquid smoke next time??? i don't know if it's worth messing with this recipe as it was so good alrea...

i love it and so does the kids but i took out the beer.and added liquid smoke and more water.

Huge hit with everyone!!