Sweet Barbecue Sauce

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 2 cups
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One 14-ounce bottle of ketchup

1/2 cup water

2 teaspoons molasses

2 teaspoons Creole or whole grain mustard

2 teaspoons chopped garlic

1/4 cup chopped onions

2 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar

Dash of hot pepper sauce

Dash of Worcestershire sauce

Pinch of salt

Pinch of cayenne

2 teaspoons peeled and grated fresh ginger

Pinch of freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine all of the ingredients. Process until smooth, about 15 seconds. Scrape down the sides with a rubber spatula. Pulse two or three times. Refrigerate overnight before using.