This homemade honey mustard dressing recipe is so easy to prepare and tastes better than anything you’ll buy at the store! You’ll just need five ingredients and a couple of minutes to whisk it together. Prepare to start dipping everything in sight!
I’m not going to lie – I’ve been a ranch girl most of my life.
(Especially this homemade ranch dressing!)
But this homemade honey mustard dressing is having a moment in my family.
It’s super smooth and creamy, with just the right touch of sweetness. You’ll be drizzling it over salads and dunking everything from air fryer frozen fries to chicken strips all day long! It’s even good on a lettuce wrap burger!
I think you’re going to love it as much as we do!
Honestly, I’ve been on a kick where I’m creating our dinner menu around the dressing/dip…it’s becoming a problem. 😉
Honey Mustard Ingredients:
Honey – There are lots of different types of honey. You can use your favorite, but the creamed or really thick honey might be difficult to mix in.
How To Make Honey Mustard Dressing:
Combine: This really is an incredibly simple homemade honey mustard sauce that can be thrown together in just a couple minutes if you’ve got all the ingredients handy.
Add the honey, mustard, and all of the other listed ingredients to a small mixing bowl.
Mix: When you’ve added everything to the bowl, all that’s left to do is whisk until it is smooth and creamy. If it isn’t sweet enough for you feel free to add more of the honey.
Yep, that’s it! It honestly doesn’t get easier than whisking together a few things you probably already have in your kitchen!
How To Store Honey Mustard Sauce:
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Honey mustard does have mayonnaise, which means you’ll want to store it in the fridge.
We keep ours in mason jars like these so that it’s ready to grab and go whenever we like!
We don’t keep ours longer than a week, but I am admittedly very conservative when it comes to food safety. It’s likely safe for a few weeks, assuming all ingredients used are fresh and it’s well sealed.
Recipes That Go With Honey Mustard Sauce:
Serve with some battered french fries!
Be sure to snag the recipe for my Oven Fried Chicken Strips, it is the classic dish for honey mustard. And these chicken strips don’t taste like they are from an oven – they taste fried!
If fries aren’t your style we love ranch roasted potatoes and yes, ranch + honey mustard is the perfect combo!
Honey mustard dressing works very well with a typical side salad.
For a lower carb meal serve it with breaded baked pork chops.
Honey Mustard Dressing
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 3 tablespoons yellow mustard
- 2 tablespoons honey plus more, as desired
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- Add all of the ingredients to a small bowl and stir well to combine.
- Taste and add more honey, if you prefer a sweeter dressing.
- Store in the fridge in a covered container for up to 1 week.
Tips & Notes:
This recipe was originally published in September 2016. It was updated with new photos in May 2020.
If you love this honey mustard dressing recipe, try my fry sauce recipe too!
And for dessert, try my homemade brownies!