Cranberry Barbecue Sauce (with Video)

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This zesty cranberry barbecue sauce is one of the best ways to use up leftover holiday cranberry sauce. You’ll want to make this all year long.

Zesty Cranberry Barbecue Sauce made from leftover holiday cranberry sauce.

This barbecue sauce can be made from homemade or store bought cranberry sauce, and both jellied or whole berry.

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To Make Cranberry Barbecue Sauce you will need:

  • cranberry sauce
  • ketchup
  • mustard (yellow or Dijon)
  • apple cider vinegar
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • honey or brown sugar
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • chili powder
  • chipotle chili powder
  • sauce pan
  • immersion blender

Watch me make this recipe in the video below

Zesty Cranberry Barbecue Sauce made from leftover holiday cranberry sauce.

To begin, you’ll combine cranberry sauce, ketchup, mustard in a sauce pan.

pouring cranberry sauce into a sauce pan

Along with apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, salt, black pepper, chili powder and chipotle chili powder.

pouring apple cider vinegar into a sauce pan for cranberry barbecue sauce

Heat over medium low heat to a simmer. Let the mixture simmer about 5 minutes.

Give the sauce a taste and add brown sugar or honey to taste.

If your cranberry sauce had whole berries in it, puree the sauce in a blender or use an immersion blender.

Zesty Cranberry Barbecue Sauce made from leftover holiday cranberry sauce.

Store in your refrigerator.

Enjoy!

Zesty Cranberry Barbecue Sauce made from leftover holiday cranberry sauce.

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Zesty Cranberry Barbecue Sauce made from leftover holiday cranberry sauce.

Cranberry Barbecue Sauce

Constance Smith – Cosmopolitan Cornbread
Zesty Cranberry Barbecue Sauce made from leftover holiday cranberry sauce.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Sauces, Dressings and Toppings
Cuisine American
Servings 32
Calories 28 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 c cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 c ketchup
  • 1/2 c apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tb Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons mustard, yellow or Dijon
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 c brown sugar or honey, to taste, optional

Instructions
 

  • To begin, combine all of the ingredients except the honey or brown sugar in a sauce pan.
  • Heat over medium low heat to a simmer. Let the mixture simmer about 5 minutes.
  • Give the sauce a taste and add brown sugar or honey to taste.
  • Store in your refrigerator.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 28kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 0.1gFat: 0.03gSaturated Fat: 0.003gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 82mgPotassium: 24mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 40IUVitamin C: 0.3mgCalcium: 2mgIron: 0.1mg

Nutritional information is auto-generated and the accuracy is not guaranteed.

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