Dry Rub Recipe

By Hallmark staff on June 19th, 2020
Dry Rub Recipe 600

Mix up this easy dry rub for your next backyard barbecue or bottle it up to give as a gift to the grillers in your life at Christmas, Father's Day or birthdays. Made with brown sugar and a magic mix of spices, this sweet and spicy dry rub recipe turns up the flavor on your favorite cuts of meat. Use our free printable labels to add the perfect finishing touch.

Yield: a little more than 1 cup

Dry Rub Recipe 600


  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper


  1. Add all ingredients together in bowl and stir well.
  2. Using a clean funnel, pour the dry rub mixture into an 8 oz. glass jar with screw-top lid and screw the lid on tightly.
  3. Optional: Print our dry rub jar and lid labels, cut out your favorites and attach to jar with double-stick tape.
Tip: Dry rub mix can be stored in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

Dry rub jar and lid label printables