Hot Jezebel Dipping Sauce

This Hot Jezebel Dipping Sauce is delicious over cream cheese served with crackers. A great dip especially if you like it hot!

hot jezebel dipping sauce

This Hot Jezebel Dipping Sauce is exactly that. HOT! If you like it hot, then this recipe is for you!

It’s unclear where this sauce comes from or how it got the name “Jezebel” but it appears it originated in the South in the 1950s. Whatever its origins, this is one great dipping sauce.

hot jezebel dipping sauce

Traditionally Jezebel Sauce is poured over softened cream cheese and served with crackers but you can also use it as a sipping sauce for chicken tenders or chicken wings.

hot jezebel dipping sauce

While you can pretty much use any brand of cream cheese, I highly recommend you use Philadelphia brand cream cheese. You will taste the difference.

philadelphia cream cheese

While I list 3 tablespoons of prepared horseradish in the recipe card, I highly recommend you start with 2 tablespoons and do a taste test. Add the other tablespoon of horseradish if you still want more heat.

hot jezebel dipping sauce

Another variation you can make to this recipe is using mustard powder instead of the Dijon mustard. I recommend starting with 1 teaspoon and going from there until you find your desired taste.

hot jezebel dipping sauce

If you enjoy making your own sauces, make sure you check out my collection of Condiments & Sauces Recipes. My Green Pepper Jelly and my Smoked Cream Cheese are also great with cream cheese and crackers.

You will need the following ingredients to make this Hot Jezebel Dipping Sauce recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Apricot Preserves, Cream Cheese, Dijon Mustard, Prepared Horseradish and Ground Black Pepper.

  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the apricot preserves, dijon mustard, 2 tablespoons of horseradish, and ground black pepper. Add more horseradish and ground black pepper to taste.
  2. Let sauce chill covered in the refrigerator before using it.
  3. Pour over the top of the cream cheese and serve with pita chips or crackers.

Printable Recipe Card

hot jezebel dipping sauce

Hot Jezebel Dipping Sauce

This Hot Jezebel Dipping Sauce is delicious over cream cheese served with crackers. A great dip especially if you like it hot!
4.36 from 14 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Fridge Time 4 hours
Total Time4 hours 5 minutes
Course Sauces
Cuisine American
Servings 16
Calories 128 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl for Mixing

Ingredients
 

  • 18 oz Apricot Preserves
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 3 Tbsp Prepared Horseradish
  • Ground Black Pepper, to taste
Serving Suggestions
  • Crackers
  • Pita Chips

Instructions
 

  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the apricot preserves, dijon mustard, 2 tablespoons of horseradish, and ground black pepper. Add more horseradish and ground black pepper to taste.
  • Let sauce chill covered in the refrigerator before using.
  • Pour over the top of the cream cheese and serve with pita chips or crackers.

Nutrition

Calories: 128kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 81mgPotassium: 51mgFiber: 1gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 256IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 22mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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  1. Anna says:

    This Dipping Sauce is one of the easiest to make and it turned out perfect.