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Homemade Baked Beans

Homemade Baked Beans:

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A treasured recipe from my childhood! These semi-homemade baked beans are a staple with ham at Easter or serve at any summer cookout!
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon, baked beans, beans, sided dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 196
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 4 slices bacon diced
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion diced very small
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans organic pork and beans or use your favorite
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup un-sulphured molasses
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar or light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard


  • Preheat your oven to 350°.
  • Add the bacon and onion to a 3 quart dutch oven or sauce pan (that has a lid) on medium heat.
  • Sitr and cook until the onions are soft and the bacon is cooked. Remove the pan off the heat to a heat safe trivet.
  • To the pot add the beans, ketchup, molasses, brown sugar, ground clove and mustard and stir to combine.
  • Cover and slide the pot onto the middle rack of your preheated oven. Bake for a total of one hour, stirring every 20 minutes. Uncover and bake for the last 20 mintues.
  • Allow the beans to cool a bit before serving.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 584mg | Potassium: 556mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 77IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 2mg