Root Beer Baked Beans

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Kim D.

I found this recipe in an issue of Southern Living. I changed it up just a bit. The root beer sweetens the baked beans!

Top Review by Lvs2Cook

We enjoyed these beans and they smelled so good in the oven! I used vegetarian baked beans but otherwise made as posted. Thank you for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp; remove and drain on paper towels, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet.
  2. Crumble bacon and set aside.
  3. Sauté diced onions and garlic in hot bacon drippings in skillet over high heat for about 5 minutes or until tender.
  4. Remove skillet from heat and add crips bacon, beans, rootbeer, barbecue sauce, dry mustard and Tabasco to the skillet; stir until well combined.
  5. Pour bean mixture into a lightly greased 1-quart baking dish.
  6. Bake beans, uncovered, at 400°F for 55 minutes or until sauce is thickened.

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