Peanut Butter BBQ Sauce Recipe

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You had never had BBQ sauce until you’ve tasted the goodness that pours out of this peanut butter BBQ sauce recipe.

The Secret Weapon Of BBQ Sauce Recipes

Not too often will you come across someone who doesn’t like BBQ sauce, and there are good reasons for that. BBQ sauce is delicious, with a sweet and tangy taste that will send your taste buds into another galaxy.

BBQ sauce is so good that there are different types of BBQ sauce, such as honey, brown sugar, blueberry, etc.

In the same fashion, as all of these BBQ sauces are delicious, there is one BBQ sauce that stands out in the crowd and that is peanut butter BBQ sauce.

The reason why peanut butter BBQ sauce is the secret weapon for BBQ sauce is that, as good as it is, not that many people know of this recipe.

However, most people would not think of peanut butter as a BBQ sauce, so can you blame them?

Thinking Outside The Peanut Butter Container

I always strive to think outside the box with creativity, while creating an enjoyable experience for the consumer. I came across multiple recipes that utilize peanut butter with chicken wings.

My initial reaction was “chicken wings do not go with peanut butter”, but then a fantastic recipe came to mind, that goes great with chicken. This recipe consists of two ingredients, hot sauce, and brown sugar.

While thinking of this recipe, I thought to myself, “peanut would go great with that combination”. Then, at that moment, everything came together.

With the combination of brown sugar, hot sauce, and peanut butter this will actually taste like a BBQ sauce so of course this will be great with chicken wings and anything else that can be imagined.

How Do You Make Peanut Butter BBQ Sauce From Scratch?

Put your peanut butter and the rest of the ingredients in a pot and stir until everything is blended together. The ingredients will differ based on what recipe you use or what kind of taste you are going for.

What Does Peanut Butter Taste Like?

First and foremost, peanut butter tastes like peanuts with a smooth and less solid texture. Well duh, it tastes like peanuts, which is why it is called peanut butter.

Where there is more to peanut butter than just peanuts.

Peanut butter usually has a decent amount of sugar in it, giving the peanut butter a sweet taste that goes well with other desserts, such as chocolate.

This sweetness is also what makes peanut butter such an amazing BBQ sauce when the proper ingredients are used. Furthermore, peanut butter tastes greatly melted.

Can You Melt Peanut Butter?

Yes, you can melt peanut butter. In fact, melting the peanut butter will be necessary for creating this peanut butter BBQ sauce recipe.

For this recipe, the peanut butter will melt, while blending with the other ingredients inside a pot. From a general standpoint, you also have your peanut butter melt by placing it in a microwave and letting it cook for a few seconds.

What Do You Eat With Peanut Butter Sauce?

What to eat with peanut butter sauce will depend on how you make it. For instance, if you are using a substantial amount of ingredients that will enhance the sweetness of the flavor, then this peanut butter sauce will taste great with desserts, but maybe not so much for everything else.

On the other end, the way this peanut butter sauce is compatible with the same things that you would normally put BBQ sauce on.

Why Is Peanut Butter So Tasty?

The same reason why peanut butter is great as a BBQ sauce is the same reason why peanut butter is so tasty.

Peanut butter is full of rich sweetness that doesn’t require an acquired taste to enjoy it. This can explain part of the reason why most people enjoyed peanut butter growing up as a kid.

It also helps that peanut butter has a smooth texture.

What Are The Main Ingredients In BBQ Sauce?

The main ingredients for BBQ sauce are different depending on the type of BBQ sauce you are trying to make. For this recipe, the main ingredients are peanut butter, brown sugar, and hot sauce.

The Best BBQ Sauce?

What is and isn’t the best BBQ sauce is subjective. One may look at the best BBQ sauce based on the ingredients used. Someone else may view the best BBQ sauce based on a certain flavor. Those flavors could be honey, chipotle, etc.

The best way to find the best BBQ sauce is to be open-minded and try out different BBQ sauces for yourself.

On that note, you are at the right place because this peanut butter BBQ sauce recipe is as creative as it gets, not to mention this sauce is delicious!

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What Does Peanut Butter BBQ Sauce Go Well With?

This sauce is incredible for any part of the chicken whether it is used for the leg, wing, thigh, breast, etc. Not only is this sauce good for chicken, but it is also good for ribs, chicken sandwiches, and the list goes on.

Concerning appetizers, fries, onion rings, and tater tots are perfect to eat next to your main course that is covered with peanut butter BBQ sauce.

If you only eat seafood, then no worries, this sauce is great for dipping fried shrimp in it. The shrimps don’t even have to be fried. Simply dip the shrimp and watch it do magic on your taste buds.

Making The Peanut Butter BBQ Sauce Recipe

Serving Size: 28

  • Peanut Butter BBQ Sauce
    • 1/2 Cup of Peanut Butter
    • 1/4 Cup of Hot Sauce
    • 1/2 Cup of Dark Brown Sugar
    • 1/2 Cup of Water
  • Equipment
    • Pot
    • Stove Top
    • Mixing Spoon

Cooking The Peanut Butter BBQ Sauce

Put all ingredients into a pot and cook for 10 minutes using medium heat. Additionally, stir the sauce frequently.

Your Future Self Will Thank You For Trying This Peanut Butter BBQ Sauce Recipe

It is easy to dismiss foods because it is something out of the ordinary.

However, creative foods are some of the best foods that you will come across, and your future self will thank your current you for being open-minded with your taste buds.

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Peanut Butter BBQ Sauce Recipe

You had never had BBQ sauce until you've tasted the goodness that pours out of this peanut butter BBQ sauce recipe.
4 from 7 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 14
Calories 85 kcal

Supplies and Equipment


  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1/4 Cup Hot Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter


Cooking The Peanut Butter BBQ Sauce

  • Put all ingredients into a pot and cook for 10 minutes using medium heat. Stir the sauce frequently.



Calories: 85kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 2gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 158mgPotassium: 76mgFiber: 1gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 7IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Peanut Butter BBQ Sauce Recipe
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