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the best baked beans ever

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Robin Lieneke
Chamois, MO

I have to give kudos to Ree Drummond of the Food Network. I started with her recipe the added and tweaked a bit to suit my family's taste. I have taken these to several dinners and always come home with an empty container. They are better the second day, so make ahead for the best results.

★★★★★ 2
serves Up to 16
prep time 20 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For the best baked beans ever

  • 8 slice
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped fine
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 3 28oz can
    pork and beans
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
    bbq sauce, your favorite brand
  • 1/4 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    ground mustard
  • 1/2 tsp
    hickory smoke salt or liquid smoke flavoring

How To Make the best baked beans ever

  • 1
    In a large skillet, cook bacon about halfway. Remove bacon from skillet and place on paper towels to drain.
  • 2
    Add onion and garlic to bacon grease in skillet. Sauté On medium heat till onion is soft, about 5 min.
  • 3
    Add beans and remaining ingredients to skillet. Cook about 5 min until flavors are blended.
  • 4
    Transfer to baking dish. A 9x13 works well. Lay bacon slices on top. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 and a half to 2 hours. Let sit about 5 minutes before serving.

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