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Dr. Pepper Barbecued Beef Brisket
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Dr. Pepper Barbecued Beef Brisket
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Texas is known for its BBQ and here’s a recipe that lives up to that tradition. Slowly roasted for maximum tenderness, this brisket will melt in your mouth. Sweet, spicy and bold, this is a recipe that even BBQ aficionados will love.

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About 12 servings
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Dr. Pepper Barbecued Beef Brisket
Light Brown Sugar
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About 12 servings


  • 1 cup Dixie Crystals Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup Dr. Pepper Cherry Cola Soda
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 fresh beef brisket (4-5 pounds)


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Trim fat from meat. Place meat in a large roasting pan.
  3. Combine brown sugar, ketchup, Dr Pepper, onion, salt and pepper in a medium bowl; mixing until well blended.
  4. Pour over meat. Cover tightly with foil.
  5. Roast for 3 hours or until meat is tender, brushing occasionally with sauce mixture.
  6. Remove meat to platter and keep warm.
  7. Pour remaining sauce into a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until sauce reduces and thickens.
  8. Cut meat into thin diagonal slices across the grain at an angle. Serve meat with sauce.
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