Old Style BBQ Sauce

Old Style BBQ Sauce

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"A thick, sticky sauce to slather onto anything edible. It cooks all night in the slow cooker. Stir once after it starts to simmer, enjoy..."
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12 h 5 m servings 195 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 195 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.6g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1544 mg
  • 62%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * 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. In a slow cooker, combine ketchup, beer, onion, brown sugar, mustard, barbecue seasoning, vinegar, pepper, and garlic powder. Simmer on low setting for 12 hours or overnight.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.


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This sauce was wonderful! It was so easy and you can prepare it ahead of time because it cooks in the crock pot. I cooked country style pork ribs in it (also in the crock pot) for the 12 hours...

Oh this was perfect. This only thing I did different because we like things with a little more spice was add a whole habanero pepper to it while slow cooking! I will continue to use this recip...

Great sauce! The slow cooker makes it easy to make and convenient. I ate it on everything from meats to sandwiches to scrambled eggs. This recipe's a winner!

what exactly IS "barbecue seasonong?" I am rating 4 stars just soI can ask this question - don't want to damage this recipe's reputation :)

excellent bbq sauce! i used a bottle of porter, and the flavor was great. might add a little liquid smoke next time??? i don't know if it's worth messing with this recipe as it was so good alrea...

i love it and so does the kids but i took out the beer.and added liquid smoke and more water.

Huge hit with everyone!!

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