Brown Sugar BBQ Rub

Our simple and flavorful barbeque rub is made with ingredients like brown sugar, chili powder, kosher salt and ground cumin. Make extra and jar for gift-giving!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 3

3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons Mexican chili powder
3
tablespoons ground cumin
3
tablespoons kosher (coarse) salt
1
tablespoon ground cinnamon
1
tablespoon black pepper
1
tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
tablespoon arbol chile powder

  • 1 In medium bowl, stir all ingredients until well combined.
  • 2 Divide among 3 (4-oz) jars or containers with tight-fitting lids. Cover.

Expert Tips

Give as a gift. Decorate each jar with ribbon and a tag.

If you cannot find arbol chile powder, substitute ground red pepper (cayenne).

This rub is quite spicy; for a milder taste, reduce the red pepper flakes to 1 teaspoon and the arbol chile powder to 1 teaspoon.