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Apple Butter Barbeque Sauce

Apple Butter Barbeque Sauce

A classic barbecue sauce using an American classic, apple butter. This barbecue sauce is chock full of spice and flavor.

Apple Butter Barbeque Sauce


3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
2 cups chopped yellow onion
2 Tbsp. minced garlic
3 cups ketchup
1 1/2 cups (about 15 oz.) MUSSELMAN'S Premium Apple Butter
3 Tbsp. brown mustard 
3 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 
1 Tbsp. horseradish 
1 Tbsp. lemon juice 
1 tsp. ground black pepper


  1. In sauce pan heat oil; add onion sauté 2 minutes. Stir in garlic and continue cooking 1 minute.
  2. Stir in ketchup, apple butter, mustard, Worcestershire, horseradish, lemon juice and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes, stirring often to prevent sticking.
  3. Remove from heat, cool, place in covered container and keep refrigerated at least 24 hours before using as a BBQ sauce for roast or grilled pork chops, turkey, chicken, shrimp or wild game.


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