This Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce is going to be your new favorite condiment! It’s sweet, savory, creamy, and absolutely perfect paired with chicken fingers or nuggets!

honey mustard sauce on a silver spoon

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Do you remember the old commercial for Dijonnaise? (Dij-dij-dij-dijoinnaise—remember it now?!) Well, all you need to do to make it at home is combine mayo and Dijon mustard! Add honey and you have something even more delicious: this Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce.

It’s creamy, sweet, tangy, and just a little bit spicy thanks to the mustard. It’s so good, you’re going to want to add it to everything you eat!

Easy Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce Recipe

I first made this dipping sauce for chicken nuggets, but now I make it all the time for, well, almost everything!

My family loves it on ham and cheese sliders, for dipping chicken strips or pretzel bites, and even for topping a classic burger. You seriously can’t go wrong with this honey mustard dipping sauce!

Since it only calls for 3 ingredients—and you probably have them all on hand already!—it’s something you can whip up anytime you need a quick dipping sauce.

If you go through this honey mustard dipping sauce as quickly as my family does, you’ll probably want to double, triple, or even quadruple the recipe! It’ll keep in the fridge for a week or two in a tightly-sealed jar.

honey mustard dipping sauce on a silver spoon

Ingredients for Homemade Dipping Sauce

See recipe card below this post for ingredient quantities and full instructions. 

  • Honey – Any type of honey will work here!
  • Mayonnaise – Use your favorite brand.
  • Dijon mustard

How to Make Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

  1. Whisk all of the ingredients in a small bowl until they’re smooth.
  2. That’s it!
chicken being dipped in honey mustard dipping sauce

How to Store Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

Transfer the sauce to a jar or airtight container and refrigerate it for up to 2 weeks. 

Quick Tip

Make sure to give the sauce a stir before using it. It might settle a little bit while being stored, so stirring helps!


What is honey mustard sauce made of?

Honey mustard sauce is a three-ingredient recipe made with honey, mustard, and mayonnaise. It’s that easy!

Is honey mustard sauce healthy?

Not exactly, but if you dip celery sticks and carrots in it, that kind of counts as healthy, right? 

What can I use instead of honey mustard sauce?

If honey mustard isn’t your thing, try my French fry dipping sauce instead!

What can I serve with honey mustard dipping sauce?

Chicken and ham are especially good with honey mustard dipping sauce (try one of these recipes: Crispy Chicken Strips, Ham and Cheese Pinwheels, Air Fryer Popcorn Chicken, Crock Pot Ham, or Air Fryer Chicken Breasts), but it’s even good with homemade French fries and crispy air fryer Brussels sprouts! You can seriously add it to just about anything.

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Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

This Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce is going to be your new favorite condiment! It’s sweet, savory, creamy, and absolutely perfect paired with chicken fingers or nuggets!
5 from 2 votes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes


  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard


  • Whisk all ingredients in a small dish until smooth.
    2 tbsp honey, 1/4 cup mayonnaise, 2 tbsp dijon mustard


Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 19mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg
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About Kasey Schwartz

For over 15 years, Kasey Schwartz, the mastermind behind All Things Mamma, has been the ultimate go-to for mouthwatering family recipes. Her work has been featured on, Buzz Feed, Better Homes and Gardens, and more, making her your go-to mom next door for all things delicious and family-friendly.


  1. 5 stars
    I have been looking for the perfect honey mustard sauce and thanks to you I found it. Thanks for a great recipe!

    1. Shyanne - ATM Team says:

      You’re so welcome, Pat! We’re glad you enjoyed it. 😊

  2. This is a great dip! I used it for cocktail sausages wrapped in crescent rolls. I did add about a tablespoon and a half of creamy horseradish, which gave it a little extra zip!

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