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Root Beer BBQ Sauce

15 Aug

A real simple sauce for us root beer lovers.

Root Beer BBQ Sauce

Root Beer BBQ Sauce



6 cups root beer

1 cup ketchup

1/4 cup molasses

1/8 cup apple cider vinegar

1 cinnamon stick

3 TBS brown sugar

1/2 tsp paprika

1/4 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp onion powder

1/2 tsp black pepper

2 TBS worcetershire sauce

1 tsp yellow mustard


Add the cinnamon stick to the root beer and boil it on high heat until it is reduced to about 1/3 of it’s original volume.  Reduce heat down to a slow rolling boil and remove the cinnamon.  Stir in the rest of the ingredients except the vinegar.  Boil for ten minutes.  Add the vinegar and reduce heat to a simmer for another ten minutes.  Remove from heat and allow to cool and thicken.

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