Gates & Sons KC Barbecue Beans

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Mysterygirl

You must have Baked Beans with BBQ ribs. I have previously posted the rub & sauce and how to put them together, here's the side dish.

Top Review by Eh Jay

Without a doubt, these are the best beans I've ever had - and so simple! I make these up whenever we have company or go for a potluck and everyone raves about them - and they can't believe they're made with canned beans! No need to modify this recipe, it's a winner.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (55 ounce) cans baked beans
  • 12 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 12 cup molasses
  • 3 tablespoons your favorite barbecue rub (Gates & Sons KC Rub recipe posted on the site)
  • 34 cup barbecue sauce (Gates & Sons KC BBQ Sauce recipe posted on the site)
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke


  1. In a cast-iron pot, combine all ingredients.
  2. Cook on the grill, stirring occasionally, until hardened “crust” forms on top of beans, about 20 minutes.

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