Root Beer BBQ Sauce

Root Beer BBQ Sauce

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"This BBQ sauce can be used a variety of ways- we've even put it on potatoes at my house! It's sweet, tangy, and has a small kick to it. The root beer can also be substituted with Dr Pepper® or Coca Cola®."
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25 m servings 67 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 67 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 17g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 382 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Stir together the root beer, ketchup, orange juice, Worcestershire sauce, and molasses in a saucepan. Season with ginger, paprika, chipotle powder, garlic powder, onion powder, and red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Use immediately or store in the refrigerator up to a week.


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A good use for spare and flat root beer. It has some zip and spice to it. I didn't like the undertaste of the sauce for some reason, but it will certainly get used up. I used mexican chili powde...

I usually try a recipe to the LETTER before making a review, however I did not have any orange juice at the time I needed to make the sauce, I had only apple juice, so that is what I used..It tu...

Made this over the weekend to go over some Hawaiian burgers. Everyone loved the sauce. I made mine using Dr Pepper. Next time I am going to try some cream soda.

Yes left out the hot spices and yes I would make it again

This sounds really good and I want to try it. As there are only 2 of us in the house, I was wondering if any leftovers could be frozen to use at a later date.

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