Homemade Honey Mustard Sauce

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This homemade honey mustard sauce recipe is finger-licking-good! You’ll love that it’s made with just 5 simple ingredients, takes only 5 minutes to make, and is absolutely fool-proof. Delicious honey mustard sauce is the perfect condiment for golden, crispy Baked Chicken Tenders. Its sweet tangy taste will have your tastebuds singing! This sauce is ideal for drizzling on homemade pretzels, as a healthy dipping sauce option for vegetables, and as a super yummy spread for chicken breast sandwiches.

Homemade Honey Mustard Sauce

Ingredients for Homemade Honey Mustard Sauce

These are the 5 ingredients needed to make a small flavorful batch of homemade honey mustard sauce: organic honey, Dijon mustard, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and paprika. If you’d like to kick things up a notch, you can use cayenne pepper instead of paprika! For families with children, I suggest one batch with paprika for the kiddos, and one spicier batch with cayenne pepper for the adults.

Honey Mustard Sauce made with five simple ingredients.

How to Make Honey Mustard Sauce

Making a flavorful batch of honey mustard sauce is quick and simple! In a small bowl add the five ingredients: honey, Dijon mustard, mayo, lemon juice and paprika or cayenne pepper. Whisk the ingredients until well blended. That’s all there is to it! How awesome is that? Making food from scratch is so incredibly satisfying. When I make this as a condiment for large backyard BBQs, I triple this honey mustard recipe.

How to Make Honey Mustard

Try this yummy honey mustard sauce with a basket of golden crispy oven-baked chicken tenders! It’s the ideal condiment for many of your favorite chicken recipes. What will you serve with your honey mustard sauce?

Honey mustard served in a condiment cup.

Best Kitchen Tools for Making Honey Mustard Sauce

I absolutely love my beautiful handy set of glass mixing bowls. I know you’ll love them too! Nested together they’re easy to store, and better yet – you’ll always have the exact size of mixing bowl on hand for making various recipes. Today I used a small bowl for mixing my honey mustard sauce recipe, and a smaller bowl for serving it.

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Homemade Honey Mustard Sauce

Homemade Honey Mustard Sauce

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Tangy – customize the sweetness of this dip and serve it with your favorite chicken or other dippables!


  • 1/4 cup organic honey
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika (or cayenne pepper!)


  1. In a small bowl, add all 5 ingredients – honey, Dijon mustard, mayonnaise, lemon juice and paprika. If you’re looking for a little kick in spice, substitute cayenne pepper for the paprika. It’s so yummy!
  2. Whisk the ingredients together until well incorporated.
  3. Use immediately, or cover and store in the refrigerator until needed. Enjoy honey mustard sauce with chicken strips, as a healthy dip for your favorite veggies, or on homemade soft pretzels.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Lunch, Snack, Dinner, Appetizer, Party
  • Method: By hand
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: homemade honey mustard, honey mustard sauce recipe, honey mustard dip

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Homemade Honey Mustard Sauce


Make your own chicken fingers from scratch with this delicious recipe for golden crunchy baked chicken tenders!

Baked Chicken Tenders breaded with Panko bread crumbs and sweetened shredded coconut.

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Have you ever made honey mustard sauce from scratch? Do you enjoy yours spicy or mild? What do you think of this homemade honey mustard sauce recipe? I’d love to hear from you in the comments below!

43 thoughts on “Homemade Honey Mustard Sauce”

  1. I love a good honey mustard sauce and it’s always better when it’s homemade. It’s really easy to make and you can dip anything in it. Love that you served it with chicken tenders, it’s perfect!

  2. I wish I had stumbled across this page before the Superbowl!!! Anyone who knows me knows I am cuh-razy about chicken tenders and honey mustard, so I will definitely be pinning and using this recipe! I’m looking forward to trying it with the cayenne pepper.


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