Smoky Sweet Barbecue Rub
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Try this Smoky Sweet Barbecue Rub on everything! You'll find it amazingly delicious on beef, pork, and's all good.
Recipe type: Seasoning
Cuisine: American
  • ¼ cup kosher salt
  • ¼ cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  1. Stir together all ingredients.
  2. Store in airtight container for up to 1 year, in a cool, dry place.
You can double, triple, (or whatever you'd like), this recipe, when making this for gifts. I like to do it this time of the year and share with all my family and friends at parties, for birthdays, and it's a great tasty last minute gift for MOM on her big day!

Recipe credit: Southern Living
Recipe by Cheery Kitchen at