peach bourbon bbq sauce

Peach Bourbon BBQ Sauce

This thick sauce is sweet, spicy, and smoky—everything you want in a good bbq sauce! Slather it on ribs, spread it on a burger, or serve it as a dip for just about anything.

Peach Bourbon BBQ Sauce

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Course: Dips / Sauces
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 10 people


  • 3 ea peaches quartered and pit removed
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 small onion medium dice
  • ½ c peach infused bourbon or your favorite bourbon
  • ¼ c honey
  • ¾ c apple cider vinegar
  • 1 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp dry mustard


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Toss quartered peaches with kosher salt, ground black pepper, and 1 Tbsp avocado oil in a bowl.
  • Place peaches on baking sheet and put in oven. Roast for 25 minutes. Set aside and let cool to room temperature. Once at room temperature, remove and discard peach skin.
  • Heat a large saucepan on medium heat, then add the remaining tablespoon of avocado oil and diced onion. Sauté for 3 minutes or until onions are translucent.
  • Add bourbon, honey and apple cider vinegar. Simmer for 4 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add tomato sauce, spices and room temperature peaches and any liquid from the peaches.
  • Reduce to low heat and cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  • Puree BBQ sauce with a stick blender until smooth. Store in an air tight container in refrigerator for up to 1 month.
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