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Perfect BBQ Baked Beans

Rated as 4.71 out of 5 Stars

"I saw a similar recipe online a while back and have been amending it to make it my own. Everyone always loves these beans, and they are a sweet, filling, and yummy addition to a plate of potato salad and the smokey BBQ we all love!"
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40 m servings 330
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef, onion, and mesquite seasoning until the meat is no longer pink, breaking it up into crumbles as it cooks, about 10 minutes. Drain excess grease, and transfer the meat mixture to a large baking dish. Stir in the baked beans, molasses, brown sugar, barbeque sauce, dry mustard powder, and cayenne pepper, and mix until any small lumps of brown sugar have dissolved.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the beans are bubbling and the flavors have blended, about 20 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 330 calories; 6.2 58.2 15.4 28 1331 Full nutrition

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Very good though I did reduce the sugar to 1/4 cup. Thanks so much for sharing.

Having lived in Georgia for over four years now, I haven't been able to find a baked beans recipe I was happy with. My family loves the dark colored baked beans at BBQ restaurants down here, but...

You can use any unseasoned pork and beans such as Van Camps etc.

Followed this recipe one time about 5 years ago for a covered dish dinner at my office. From that point on I have never again been given the option to bring what I wanted but insisted that I bri...

Super delicious baked beans! I only used 2 T molasses hence the 1 star ding. You can find Bush's at Costco in Canada as well. Thanks for posting a fabulous side aleasa!

Yes we have bush beans now. They are at Walmart and they are really good.

Delicious beans. I used only 1/2 cup of brown sugar because Bush's are so sweet anyway. Really easy to make and the oven doesn't have to be on for an hour. I thought the meat might be too much...

I substituted the ground beef for ground turkey and EVERYONE loved these beans. It is a HIT!

awesome & easy to make. I didn't give it 5stars due to the fact that it didn't have pork flavor in it... :-/