Juicy Peach Honey BBQ Sauce

Donna-Marie Ryan’s Juicy Peach Honey BBQ Sauce entry in the Sue Bee® honey Sweet Eats Recipe Contest!


  • 1/3 cup Sue Bee® Honey
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup fresh, ripe peach chunks, skinned
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 small (2-inch) hot pepper
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (to taste)


  • Heat the butter over medium-low heat in a nonstick saucepan.
  • Add brown sugar and melt.
  • Add in the peaches, garlic, onion and pepper and cook over low heat until peaches are softened, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Place the rest of the ingredients into a medium-sized saucepan.
  • Use red pepper flakes to taste.
  • Mix in the peach mixture and stir.
  • Cover and cook over low heat 15-20 minutes.
  • Check flavors and add salt and pepper if necessary.
  • Use an immersion blender or regular blender and pulse 3-5 times to make a smooth sauce or leave as is if you prefer a chunky.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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