Old Settler Baked Beans

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

Found this recipe years OK in a Pfaltzgraff book and it's one thing I make that every one in the family LOVES and always request. There are a lot of ingredients but don't let it stop you, they are great. There are several similar recipes here already but all are just a little different. The added sausage and liquid smoke makes a yummy difference. Always a big hit at barbecues. It makes a lot so great for those family summer gatherings. Edited in response to Brenda's review - I checked the recipe and it doesn't remark on draining the beans - but I do it the same way, drain all but the pork & beans and it seems to be perfect.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown bacon, onions, hamburger and sausage.
  2. Drain grease.
  3. Mix sugar, catsup, smoke, dry mustard, salt, pepper and add to meat.
  4. Combine beans in large oven safe pot (I use a bean pot) and cover.
  5. Bake at 350 for 1 hour.


Most Helpful

Great dish. Could use it as an entire meal but served with burgers.

adopt a greyhound May 11, 2016

Very good! I did cut back a bit on the sugar and it was the perfect sweetness for us. I wasn't sure if I was to drain the canned beans so I drained and rinsed the Kidney and Baby Butterbeans. The pork & Beans I added without draining and I felt the dish had the perfect consistancy. I used a nice piece of Kielbasa for the sausage. I thought they tasted even better the next day. Thanks for sharing.

Brenda. August 31, 2008

I made this for a family dinner and it was good but a bit to sweet for us. Used turkey bacon, ground round, and Bush's baked beans. Definitely comfort food and does make a lot so a large family would do well with this. Made and reviewed for PAC 2007...thank you Bonnie!

lauralie41 October 05, 2007

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