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Big drip of hot honey sauce on a honey dipper.
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5 from 26 votes

ADDICTIVE Hot Honey Sauce (just 2 min!)

Get ready to drizzle this crazy good Hot Honey Sauce on everything! This is not your typical one-dimensional spicy honey. It's an addictively sweet and spicy sauce with smoky undertones and tons of flavor that’s perfect for chicken, sandwiches, fries, and more. Plus it can be made in less than 2 minutes!
Prep Time2 minutes
Total Time2 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Condiment, Dipping Sauce
Cuisine: American
Servings: 0.5 cup
Calories: 29kcal


  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¾ teaspoon cayenne pepper plus more if desired
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt


  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and stir until thoroughly combined.
    ¼ cup honey, ¾ teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1 tablespoon smoked paprika, ¼ cup butter, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. To use, allow to come to room temperature or warm gently in the microwave on half power until loose.


Tips & Tricks
  • Don’t skip the smoked paprika! It isn’t the same as any other paprika.
  • Make sure that you use fresh honey. If it is beginning to crystalize it’s time to buy a new one.


Serving: 1teaspoon | Calories: 29kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 42mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 229IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg