The Best (And Easiest) Baked Beans Ever

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Looking for a baked bean recipe that's not the same old brown sugar and molasses mix? Well this is it...Whenever these beans make an appearance at a family potluck or BBQ they are gone before i get any!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large Dutch oven, combine the baked beans, onion, bell pepper, and the bacon. Season with chili powder, Worcestershire, vinegar, brown sugar, ketchup, garlic powder and salt. Add cayenne if using.
  3. Cover and bake for one hour in the oven.
  4. You can uncover the second 1/2 hour if you like your beans on the thick side.
  5. I have also made these in the crock pot on high for 2-3 hours depending on how thick you like them.


Most Helpful

These were the best I have EVER had!! Everyone just raved over them and I was asked for the recipee (which never happens to me! LOL) i have a new hit on my hands THANK you so much for the wonderful recipe!

kitchenchick #2 November 07, 2009

Definitely different than the usual baked beans, and very good! The addition of vinegar results in a bit of sweet and sour flavour, but the chili powder and cayenne also add a kick. Very flavourful beans, sure to be made again. I substituted a local smoked sausage for the bacon. Thanks for a great recipe!

Cookin-jo June 11, 2008

These were 100% AWESOME!! Very different from the standard, dumped everything in the crock pot and we were good to go!

Kevinswife January 10, 2013

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