Easy Blueberry BBQ Sauce

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Last Updated on January 29, 2021 by Tracy

Making barbecue sauce at home is not only easy, but tasty! This Easy Blueberry BBQ Sauce recipe is the perfect addition to chicken, pork, ribs and more. While this post is post is sponsored by Bounty all opinions and the recipe are my own.

Easy Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Easy Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Who loves cooking but hates the clean up? I swear, the fact that I have to clean up is half the battle on deciding what’s for dinner. What will make the least mess on the grill, on the stove, on the dishes? But sometimes, the best meals come from the biggest messes! That’s why I always have Bounty Quick-Size Paper Towels on hand. They are perfect for tackling the big and small messes I make in the kitchen (and the kids make at the dinner table) ๐Ÿ˜‰ Like when they manage to get my Blueberry BBQ Sauce off the chicken and all over their fingers and onto the kitchen table!

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Have you ever made your own BBQ sauce before? You will be amazed on how easy it is and how delicious it tastes. Since blueberries are in season, I decided I was going to treat the family to homemade Blueberry BBQ sauce. But, before I started prepping my homemade BBQ sauce, I jumped on Amazon and stocked up on Bounty Quick-Size Paper Towels. The pack contains 16 Family Rolls of Bounty Quick-Size Paper Towels, which equals 40 Regular Rolls, and considering that they are 2x More Absorbent* (*vs. leading ordinary brand), that should last a few. Depending how creative I keep getting the kitchen ๐Ÿ˜‰

Prep time to make this blueberry barbecue sauce recipe is only 5 minutes.  Cook time is about an hour, but that is just the time it is simmering on the stove, so it’s really easy!

To make this homemade blueberry bbq sauce you will need several pantry ingredients, must of which you probably have in the house right now.  And blueberries, of course.  You need 2 cups of fresh blueberries to make this delicious blueberry bbq sauce recipe.

Tasty Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Once my Bounty Quick-Size Paper Towels got in from Amazon and I picked up my beautiful blueberries, it was time to get cooking. Now, here is my Easy Blueberry BBQ Sauce recipe, be sure to print it and pin it so that you can make it again and again.

Easy Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Easy Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Making barbecue sauce at home is not only easy, but tasty! This Easy Blueberry BBQ Sauce recipe is the perfect addition to chicken, pork, ribs and more.
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Sauce/Condiment
Keyword: bbq, bbq sauce, blueberries, dipping sauce, sauce
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 16
Calories: 56kcal
Author: Tracy


  • Stove


  • 2 cups blueberries
  • ยพ cup ketchup
  • ยฝ cup red wine vinegar
  • ยฝ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Add all the ingredients for the sauce into a saucepan
  • Bring the mixture to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally until sauce is slightly thickened and chunky.
  • Remove the sauce from the heat and place into a food processor or blender and puree
  • Cool to room temperature then refrigerate until ready to use
  • Use on chicken, ribs, pork, etc.
  • Enjoy!


This recipe makes 1/2 pint.ย  I calculated the serving size to be 1 tablespoon.ย  There are 16 tablespoons in a 1/2 pint.


Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 64mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg
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I hope you enjoy this Easy Blueberry BBQ Sauce as much as we do!

How long will your Blueberry BBQ Sauce stay good for?

This easy blueberry barbecue sauce will last for 7 – 10 days in the refrigerator.

What is blueberry barbecue sauce good on?

Anything you would put barbecue sauce on!  I recommend it on chicken and ribs.  Yummmmmm

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3 thoughts on “Easy Blueberry BBQ Sauce

  1. 5 stars
    I did not know that making a blueberry BBQ sauce is easy and simple! Thanks for the recipe shared so far!

    1. You are more than welcome! Glad to hear you all enjoyed it! My husband was just saying yesterday that we needed to try making brisket at home, you reminded me to I have to get some next time we go out ๐Ÿ™‚

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