Sweet Apples or Spicy BBQ? Why Not Both?

November 3, 2021
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Applesauce Barbecue Sauce

Sweet and spicy, great for a fall cookout.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 28
Calories 49 kcal


  • 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. Heat up a saucepan on medium heat on the stove. In the saucepan, mix all of the ingredients together, then bring it to a boil. Take the pan off the heat and let it cool completely. Use the sauce to baste meat prior to grilling.


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