Barbecue Sauce with Mustard


prep 0:15       total 0:40


4 cups



1/2 cup sugar
1/4 tsp. ground oregano
1/2 tsp. ground thyme
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp. cornstarch
1/2 cup vinegar
1 cup molasses
1 cup ketchup
1 cup prepared mustard
2 tbsp. oil


Combine first seven ingredients in a small saucepan. Stir in enough vinegar to make a paste. Combine molasses, ketchup, mustard, oil and remaining vinegar; add to herb paste. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat; cool completely. Pour into a glass jar; cover tightly. Store refrigerated for up to 3 months.

Author's Comments

Baste over chicken, turkey, ham or hot dogs.

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einar reviewed Barbecue Sauce with Mustard on October 10, 2004

Ruth you have a hit on your hands with me! This is just like something that I bought when I was down South. And to think that I paid for it when a great recipe was right here all the time.