Molasses Barbecue Sauce

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Adam Perry Lang's barbecue sauce — sweet, spicy, and sticky — pairs perfectly with his super-flavorful chicken wings.

Molasses Barbecue Sauce
Photo: © John Kernick
Total Time:
20 mins
Yield:
about 1 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup ketchup

  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar

  • 1/4 cup unsulfured blackstrap molasses

  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves

  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chile powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce

  • Pinch of ground cloves

  • Pinch of ground allspice

  • Salt

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine all of the ingredients except the salt with 1/2 cup of water and bring to a boil, stirring well. Let cool and season with salt.

Make Ahead

The barbecue sauce can be refrigerated for up to 1 week.

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