Baked Beans

Baked Beans are an American classic and staple of summer cookouts, and can be baked in the oven or done on the grill.

Baked Beans

These baked beans are easy to make without the bother of cooking beans from scratch. Goes great with pulled-pork sandwiches and bbq ribs! Be sure to make plenty for your next cookout, cause they’ll go fast!


  • 4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2″ pieces
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2

Cook bacon in large skillet until fat is rendered and lightly brown, about 5 minutes.

Step 3

Drain fat; save 2 tbsp. fat and cook onion, garlic, and ginger until onion is tender, about 5 minutes.

Step 4

Remove from heat.

Step 5

Stir in beans, sugar, molasses, bbq sauce, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and vinegar.

Step 6

Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 7

Place bean mixture in an oven-proof baking dish or casserole; bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until thickened.

Step 8

Alternatively, they can be cooked on a bbq grill, away from the flames or coals, approximately 30 minutes, or until thick.

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