Bacon Baked Beans
Nothing says comfort food like a pot of baked beans. This recipe combines brown sugar, thick-cut bacon, mustard, molasses and onions to create an award-winning dish. It’s perfect for serving a large crowd so make it for a summer BBQ or potluck. Make a batch for Father’s Day festivities or bookmark it for the 4th of July. It also re-heats well so make a batch and have it as your side dish for the rest of the week. You can’t go wrong with baking bacon baked beans! Say that ten times fast…
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Prep time: 10 min.
Cook time: 3 hours
8 slices thick-cut bacon, cut in half
3 cans (28 ounces each) baked beans
1 cup packed (divided) Dixie Crystals Light Brown Sugar
1 large onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons molasses
2 teaspoons yellow mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 400°F. Combine beans, 3/4 cup of brown sugar, onion, ketchup, molasses, mustard, salt and pepper in a 3-quart casserole dish.
Dredge bacon in remaining 1/4 cup brown sugar. Place strips on top of beans. Bake for 3 hours or until sauce is thickened. Enjoy!