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Brown sugar baked beans in a bowl

Brown Sugar Baked Beans

These Brown Sugar Baked Beans are sweet and salty with just the right amount of spice to make them a delicious addition to any meal that both kids and adults will love.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, bbq
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8


  • 53 ounce can pork and beans
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 5 strips bacon chopped
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. Stir to mix.
  2. Pour the mixture in a 3-quart casserole dish.
  3. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes to one hour, until liquid is slightly thickened and bacon is cooked through.
  4. Allow to rest for 10 minutes before serving.