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Slow Cooker Homemade BBQ Sauce* *

Slow Cooker Homemade BBQ Sauce

  • Cooking Time:

    12 hours or overnight
  • Servings:



28 oz. ketchup
12 oz. Beer of your choice
1 Small White Onion, finely diced
1 1/2 c. Packed Brown Sugar
1/2 c. Yellow Mustard
3 T. BBQ Seasoning
2 T. Vinegar
1 tsp. Pepper
1 tsp. Garlic Powder
1 tsp. Smoked Paprika
1 T. Honey

Slow Cooker Homemade BBQ Sauce is so easy to make, and great to make ahead of time for all those rib recipes, sandwiches, and it’s even good on eggs for breakfast. Enjoy!

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small slow cooker (I use my 3-Quart Crock-Pot® Slow Cooker)
    –(Note, click here if you need help finding barbecue seasoning.)
  2. Cover & Crock on LOW for 12 hours or overnight.
  3. Use what you need and then refrigerate or freeze the rest!

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What would be good to use instead of beer


I was wondering if you could store this in Mason jars? An can it to store.


Made this last night, and it seems to have worked out. A slight burnt taste to it though, so maybe putting it in for 12 hours was too much?

Going to make chicken in the crock pot with it and finish it under the broiler today, so we’ll see how it turns out.


What is bbq seasoning?

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It’s a dry spice mixture you can get in the seasoning aisle.


I don’t can either, but have you ever made a double batch and froze the extra sauce for later use?


HI _ i’ve made homemade bbq sauce before, but have to do the brown sugar, etc… Have not seen BBQ “Seasoning” — what exactly is that? And if you can’t find it in the grocery, can you make it ? Thx, AJ

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