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Sweet Whiskey BBQ Sauce Recipe

A sweet whiskey BBQ sauce recipe. Don't worry, the alcohol will boil out and this sauce is safe for everyone.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Servings: 3 cups BBQ sauce


  • 2 Tablespoons dried onion flakes
  • 1/2 Teaspoons corn starch or all purpose flour
  • 3 Tablespoons molasses
  • 3 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 and 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup of Jack Daniels Whiskey or any whiskey [whisky] you like, below I used Maker's Mark
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-2 Tablespoons hot sauce
  • 1/2 Teaspoons black pepper


  • Mix all ingredients together in a sauce pan and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and let simmer until sauce has thickened (about 20-30 min).
  • Strain dried onion flakes and put sauce in a container.