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BBQ Baked Beans Recipe

BBQ Baked Beans from 2wm

BBQ Baked Beans

Oh so you liked baked beans? Well I got a finger lickin good, er should I say bowl lickin good recipe for you right here. These BBQ Baked Beans are made from scratch and are baked with bacon. I just won you over with the bacon, didn’t I?

Saturday we did a BBQ again. BBQ at our house is a common thing. We have a smoker so why not? This time we smoked ribs, chicken and corn. I made Smokey Chipotle Mac n Cheese and BBQ Baked Beans to go along with this feast. It’s safe to say that the baked beans were the BEST baked beans I’ve ever had. The mac n cheese was phenomenal as well and I will be sharing that recipe with you later this week. So sit tight. I know, you wish you had the delicious mac n cheese recipe sitting in front of you right now but trust me, these beans are sure to make you forget all about the mac n cheese. This is a Julie original – I made this recipe up using the taste test method! I hope you enjoy this recipe.

BBQ Baked Beans

BBQ Baked Beans

Yield: 6-8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 8oz of bacon (I used cherry wood smoked)
  • 1 16oz can of pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15.8oz can of northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 C chopped sweet onion
  • 1/2 C brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 tbsp molasses
  • 1/2 C ketchup
  • 3/4 tsp ground mustard
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp liquid smoke
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. In a large pan or pot, cook the bacon. Remove the bacon from the pan and set aside, leaving the bacon grease in the pan.
  2. Add the onion to the pan of bacon grease and cook until tender.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugar, molasses, ketchup, ground mustard, salt, cayenne pepper, liquid smoke, cidar vinegar and worcestershire sauce. Mix in the onion and bacon grease. Add the beans and mix well.
  4. Pour the beans into a baking dish and place the cooked bacon on top. Bake on 350 for 30 minutes.


Serving size is approximate



BBQ Baked Beans from wm
BBQ Baked Beans from 3
PS, this is a revamped recipe – I made this again over Memorial Day weekend 2013 and took new photos. This recipe now reflects the new and improved photos!


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40 comments on “BBQ Baked Beans Recipe”

  1. oh my goodness that looks seriously delicious!!

  2. This looks amazing! I will definitely buy the few things I need to make this :) I keep most of this stuff on-hand ;D I love the mixture of Northern beans and Pintos.

  3. My mouth is watering!

  4. This looks amazing! I have pinned it and will cook it next week! Thanks for the recipe!

  5. yummy. I am making these tonight for dinner. I cut up a little bit of apple to go with it all and add maple syrup!

  6. Baked beans are one of our favorite side dishes! Looks great, Julie!

  7. I will have to have to try these. My aunt likes to think she has the best baked beans but this recipe looks like it could give her a run for her money. :-) Thanks so much for sharing on Tout It Tuesday! Hope to see you next week.

  8. I have been wanted to make baked beans and haven't found a recipe that I wanted to try until now. I can't wait to make these beans. Thanks for sharing!

  9. Oh my word do those look good! I will be making these, thanks for sharing!

  10. These baked beans look absolutely scrumptious! I love molasses in anything.

  11. I love baked beans! I like your addition of liquid smoke – yum!

  12. I tried your recipe and featured it on my blog. These beans are amazing!

  13. Good evening, Julie! I'm stopping by to let you know that your project will be featured at this week's All my Bloggy Friends. I can't wait to see what you share tomorrow. :)

  14. Julie,
    I love baked beans and have a few recipes but this one looks super yummy so I'll be adding it to my recipe basket as well :) Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday. Can’t wait to see what you share this week! Have a wonderful week.

  15. Hi Julie~ You are RSA December Spotlight. I hope you don't mind but I used the picture from your profile. Let me know if you want me to use a different picture.

  16. I made this recipe for a Mothers Day BBQ and it was AMAZING. There were several people, myself included, who don’t normally like baked beans, and absolutely loved these! Thanks for this awesome recipe!

  17. Love baked beans! Especially if they have bacon! Looks fantastic!

  18. Pinned ! This looks delicious, Julie :-) Thank you for sharing at our ALL MY BLOGGY FRIENDS party !

  19. What a fabulous idea to take new pictures. We need to do some of those too! Thanks. Hoping to link up tomorrow!

  20. Hi, in the ingredients list it mentions Worcester sauce and apple cider vinegar but I don’t see it in the directions. Did those get taken out? Thanks!

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