Best-Ever Baked Beans

Posted: June 24

Time: 65 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Ditch the canned baked beans for your upcoming cookout and whip up these delicious homemade baked beans. After all, they’re called the Best-Ever Baked Beans for a reason.


• 1/2 pound ground beef • 1 large onion, finely chopped • 1/2 cup sugar • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar • 1/2 cup ketchup • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard • 2 tablespoons molasses • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder • 2 cans (13.7 ounces each) beans with tomato sauce • 1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


Step 1

Begin by preheating the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Over medium heat in a large skillet, cook the beef and onion until cooked through and no pink remains.

Step 3

Stir in the sugars, ketchup, barbeque sauce, mustard, molasses, and chili powder. Then, add the beans and cooked bacon.

Step 4

Transfer your mixture into a 13x9 inch baking dish. Cover the dish and bake for 45 minutes. Then, bake an additional 10 minutes uncovered until heated through.