Apple BBQ Sauce

Apple BBQ sauce offers a delectable twist on the traditional barbecue experience, infusing a hint of sweetness and tanginess into every bite. This unique condiment combines the smoky flavors of classic BBQ sauce with the natural sweetness of apples, resulting in a delightful blend that perfectly complements grilled meats, vegetables, or even as a dipping sauce.

Whether you’re looking to jazz up your backyard cookout or simply add some excitement to your weeknight dinner routine, apple BBQ sauce is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. In this article, we will explore the origins of apple BBQ sauce, its key ingredients and variations, as well as some mouthwatering recipes to try at home. Get ready to elevate your barbecuing game with this tantalizingly delicious sauce!

The Best Apple BBQ Sauce Recipe

I made this recipe specifically to pair with my smoked pork chops recipe but this recipe is so good and versatile if can be used with a variety of recipes. You only need a handful of ingredients for this BBQ sauce and most you should hopefully have in the house.

This apple barbecue sauce recipe only calls for some ketchup, apple sauce, apple cider vinegar and brown sugar. After gathering your ingredients and measuring them out, add them to a small pot and whisk them together well. You are going to start to simmer the ingredients over a low heat, stirring on occasion.

After about 20 minutes of simmering and stirring you can remove from the heat. At this point, you can briefly allow it to cool down and then serve. If you are making this in advance you can store in an air tight container, in the refrigerator, for about one week.

Smoking a great cut of meat and need a probe, try the ThermoPro TP20.

Wrapping Up Apple BBQ Sauce

Apple BBQ sauce adds a unique and delicious twist to traditional barbecue flavors. Its combination of sweet and tangy notes, along with the subtle hint of apple, creates a mouthwatering experience that is sure to impress any grilling enthusiast. Whether used as a marinade, glaze, or dipping sauce, Apple BBQ sauce elevates dishes to a whole new level. So next time you fire up the grill, don’t forget to reach for this flavorful condiment and take your barbecuing skills to new heights!

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Apple BBQ Sauce

Apple BBQ Sauce
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Rest Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 26 minutes


  • 2/3 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup of apple sauce
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar


  1. Gather your ingredients together and whisk well.
  2. Let simmer for 20 minute over low heat.
  3. Stir on occasion and remove after 20 minutes
  4. Let it briefly cool down and use immediately or store in an air tight container for about one week in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 20 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 30Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 74mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 0gSugar: 7gProtein: 0g

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