KFC Honey BBQ Sauce Copycat Recipe

KFC Honey BBQ Sauce is a delicious tangy barbecue sauce served at KFC restaurants. The BBQ sauce is so easy to make at home with this copycat recipe!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2 cups


  • 1 1/4 cups ketchup
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon hickory flavored liquid smoke
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder


  • Combine all the ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  • Stir until ingredients are well combined and bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 15-20 minutes.


Store in an airtight container for up to two weeks.
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