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These 20 Recipes with BBQ Sauce are quick, easy and kid friendly! From bbq chicken to ham and cheese sliders, barbecue sauce makes everything better!

collage of recipes using bbq sauce

I have so many recipes with BBQ sauce on the blog because my kids just love the stuff! My pickiest eater will eat anything if she can drown it in this sweet, tangy sauce. If you have picky eaters, you know exactly what I mean.

This recipe collection has a little something for BBQ lovers everywhere. From chicken sliders, to leftover chicken quesadillas, to meatloaf, everything tastes better with a little barbecue sauce on it! So, if you have leftover BBQ sauce to use up or you just want a super easy, kid friendly dinner, these recipes are for you!

 

20 Recipes to Make with BBQ Sauce

 BBQ Ham

BBQ Ham and Provolone Cheese Quesadillas — Deli meat and cheese make this a super easy meal!

bbq ham and provolone cheese quesadillas on platter
5 from 2 votes

BBQ Ham and Provolone Cheese Quesadillas

BBQ ham and provolone cheese quesadillas are loaded with melted cheese, ham slices and barbecue sauce for a delicious quick and easy lunch, dinner or snack
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Hawaiian BBQ Ham and Cheese Sliders — Pineapple gives these sliders a fun Hawaiian twist!
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5 from 3 votes

Hawaiian BBQ Ham and Cheese Sliders

Hawaiian BBQ Ham and Cheese Sliders are ham and cheese sliders with pineapple and bbq sauce served on mini Hawaiian rolls
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Baked Ham and Cheese Sliders with Barbecue Sauce — Perfect for game day or a quick dinner!
baked ham and cheese sliders with bbq sauce and melted provolone cheese
5 from 10 votes

Baked Ham and Cheese Sliders

Baked ham and cheese sliders are topped with melted provolone cheese and tangy BBQ sauce for an easy 15 minute meal or game day snack.
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Hawaiian French Bread Pizza — Make your own pizza with a loaf of French bread!
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5 from 3 votes

Easy Hawaiian French Bread Pizza

Quick and easy ham and pineapple pizza with a sweet barbecue flavored sauce
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Baked Ham and Cheese Roll Ups with BBQ Sauce — Crescent dough makes these roll-ups easy!
ham and cheese crescent roll ups on a white platter
5 from 10 votes

Baked Ham and Cheese Crescent Roll Ups

Baked Ham and Cheese Crescent Roll Ups made with crescent rolls and deli ham are perfect for an easy appetizer or game day snack! Your whole family will love these ham and cheese pinwheels!
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Recipes with BBQ Sauce and Chicken

Instant Pot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken — Pineapple Chicken in a sweet and tangy sauce

instant pot hawaiian bbq chicken over rice in a bowl with pineapples
5 from 8 votes

Instant Pot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken

Instant Pot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken cooked a sweet and tangy sauce with pineapple is a quick and easy pressure cooker dinner made in just 30 minutes! Even picky eaters love it!
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Instant Pot BBQ Chicken — Pulled chicken is quick and easy in the Instant Pot!
pulled instant pot bbq chicken sandwich on brioche bun with coleslaw on black plate
5 from 69 votes

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken

This Instant Pot BBQ Chicken recipe makes easy pulled chicken in the pressure cooker in about 30 minutes. A quick dinner for busy weeknights! Your whole family will love this easy recipe, and it's also perfect for meal prep!
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One Pot BBQ Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta — An easy one pan dinner!
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5 from 4 votes

One Pot BBQ Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta

One Pot BBQ Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta is a fast easy one pot dinner made with chicken, bacon and penne pasta in a creamy barbecue ranch sauce that's ready in just 30 minutes 
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One Pot Cheddar BBQ Chicken Pasta — A 30 minute one dish meal!
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One Pot Cheddar BBQ Chicken Pasta

This quick and easy chicken with penne pasta in a creamy cheddar barbecue sauce takes just 30 minutes to make and uses on pot for easy clean up!
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Honey BBQ Chicken Bites — Another kid friendly favorite!
Honey BBQ Chicken Bites
5 from 2 votes

Honey BBQ Chicken Bites

Honey barbecue flavored chicken tenders with a crispy panko bread crumb coating
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Leftover BBQ Chicken Quesadillas — Use leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken for these!
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5 from 2 votes

Leftover BBQ Chicken Quesadillas

Quesadillas made with cooked chicken, cheddar cheese, corn and tangy barbecue sauce
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Sheet Pan Honey BBQ Chicken Dinner — A complete dinner in one sheet pan.
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5 from 7 votes

Sheet Pan BBQ Chicken Dinner

Sheet Pan BBQ Chicken with roasted potatoes is a quick and easy dinner recipe that takes just 30 minutes to bake and is super easy to clean up!
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Easy Barbecue Chicken Sliders — Grill or bake chicken tenders and top with sauce.
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5 from 3 votes

Easy Barbecue Chicken Sliders

Grilled chicken tenders topped with a sweet and smoky barbecue sauce and served on slider buns
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BBQ Beef

Instant Pot BBQ Macaroni Beef — Beefy mac with a little extra flavor.

instant pot bbq macaroni and beef with cheddar cheese in white bowls
5 from 1 vote

Instant Pot BBQ Macaroni and Beef

Instant Pot BBQ Macaroni and Beef is an easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with ground beef, cheddar cheese, pasta and corn in a creamy barbecue sauce. It's ready in about 30 minutes and kid approved!
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One Pot Cheddar BBQ Shells and Beef — An easy one pot dinner.
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5 from 2 votes

One Pot Cheddar BBQ Shells and Beef

One Pot Cheddar BBQ Shells and Beef is an easy one dish meal of ground beef, cheddar cheese, pasta and barbecue sauce that is ready in about 30 minutes
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Instant Pot Meatloaf with Cheddar BBQ Sauce — My favorite way to make meatloaf!
instant pot meatloaf with cheddar cheese and bbq sauce on plate
5 from 8 votes

Instant Pot Meatloaf with Cheddar BBQ Sauce

Instant Pot Meatloaf with Cheddar BBQ Sauce is an easy recipe made in the pressure cooker and topped with barbecue sauce and cheese. It's the best!
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Cheddar BBQ Meatloaf Muffins — Kids love meatloaf muffins!
mini meatloaf muffins with cheddar cheese and bbq sauce on a plate
4.93 from 13 votes

Cheddar BBQ Meatloaf Muffins

Cheddar BBQ meatloaf muffins are mini meatloaves made in a muffin tin and topped with BBQ sauce and lots of cheese. This easy meatloaf recipe is a quick and easy dinner that's super kid friendly and picky eater approved!
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BBQ Pork

Hawaiian BBQ Pork Chops — Super easy to make in a pan or in the Instant Pot!

Hawaiian pork chops with pineapple and bbq sauce in skillet.
5 from 8 votes

Hawaiian Pork Chops with Pineapple

Hawaiian Pork Chops with Pineapple is an easy recipe with boneless pork chops in a tangy sweet barbecue sauce. An easy weeknight meal the whole family will love!
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Sheet Pan BBQ Smoked Sausage Dinner — An easy sheet pan dinner with Kielbasa!
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5 from 3 votes

Sheet Pan BBQ Smoked Sausage Dinner

This Sheet Pan BBQ Smoked Sausage Dinner with roasted potatoes and broccoli is super easy to prepare and ready in just 20 minutes! Even your pickiest eaters will eat this right up!
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Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs — You have to try these easy pressure cooker ribs! Or make ribs in the slow cooker!
instant pot baby back ribs with bbq sauce on a white plattter
4.98 from 35 votes

Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs

Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs made with dry rub, apple cider vinegar and BBQ sauce are tender, fall-off-the-bone ribs done in under an hour. They're super flavorful and delicious!
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