Homemade honey mustard sauce takes only a few minutes to make and only requires simple pantry staples. This sauce is tangy, creamy, sweet, and delicious. Read this post of Apronese to see how to make honey mustard sauce.

What Is in Honey Mustard Sauce?

Honey mustard sauce is made from honey, mustard, mayonnaise, vinegar, and a couple of spices. It takes only a few minutes to make and can be used several ways.

How to Serve Honey Mustard Sauce?

I used it as a dip for my homemade baked chicken nuggets, but it also works great as:

  • A dip for fresh vegetables
  • A spread of wraps and sandwiches
  • Honey mustard broccoli salad
  • Dressing for chicken salad
  • Dressing for green salads
  • A glaze or sauce for grilled or roasted meats

How to Store Honey Mustard Sauce?

This tasty sauce should be stored in the refrigerator. You shouldn’t keep the sauce for more than 4-5 days.

If you love honey mustard, check out this honey mustard chicken, honey mustard pork chops, and honey mustard chicken salad.

How to Make Honey Mustard Sauce

How to Make Honey Mustard Sauce

This homemade honey mustard sauce only takes a few minutes to make and can be served in many ways.

Author: Beth

Prep Time: 5 mins / Cook Time: 0 mins / Total Time: 5 mins

Servings: 6 (2 tbsp each)


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise ($0.80)
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard ($0.09)
  • 1 tbsp yellow mustard ($0.09)
  • 3 tbsp honey ($0.36)
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar ($0.02)
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder ($0.02)
  • 1/8 tsp paprika ($0.02)
  • 1/8 tsp salt ($0.02)
  • Freshly cracked pepper (about 5 cranks of a pepper mill) ($0.02)


Serving: 2 tbsp ・ Calories: 170.55 kcal ・ Carbohydrates: 10.05 g ・ Protein: 0.05 g ・ Fat: 14.67 g ・ Sodium: 282.12 mg ・ Fiber: 0.03 g

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How to Make Honey Mustard Sauce – Step-by-step Photos

Ingredients for honey mustard sauce in a bowl

Combine all the ingredients (1/2 cup mayonnaise, 1 tbsp Dijon mustard, 1 tbsp yellow mustard, 3 tbsp honey, 1 tsp apple cider vinegar, 1/8 tsp garlic powder, 1/8 tsp paprika, 1/8 tsp salt, and some freshly cracked pepper) in a bowl and whisk or stir until smooth.

Whisked honey mustard sauce in a bowl with the whisk lifting out of the sauce.

There is only one step for this recipe. It’s as delicious and tangy as that looks. You can use it as a dipping or drizzling over everything and anything. Follow Apronese for more recipes!