Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Root Beer Baked Beans

With the start of cook-out season fast approching, I wanted to share with you this recipe for Root Beer Baked Beans. My boys were never really fond of Baked Beans but nonetheless, I would continue to make them for every family cookout. However, once I made this recipe, they're more than willing to eat baked beans!

1/2 lb/225 g bacon,
diced1 medium onion,diced
2 tbsp/30 mL WatkinsOriginal BBQ Sauce
1/4 cup/60 mL ketchup
2 (28 oz/798 g) cans baked beans
1/4 tsp/1.2 mL Root Beer Extract—Trial Mark Bottle
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL prepared mustard
2 tbsp/30 mL brown sugar
Dash Black Pepper to taste

Cooking Directions
Cook bacon and onion in skillet until bacon is brown and crisp. Pour off drippings. Combine barbecue sauce concentrate and ketchup; add to skillet. Mix in remaining ingredients. Bake at 300°F/150°C for 1 hour. Makes 12 servings.


  1. We love baked beans!! Will have to try this recipe. Usually I just put a bunch of canned beans in the slow cooker with a package of fried bacon, onion and a bottle of Hickory BBQ sauce.

  2. Must give these baked beans a try, thank you:)

  3. looks ssooo yummy!!! I haven't even eaten b'fast yet.....

  4. Great recipe! I love having nice alternatives for traditional favorites! Thanks for sharing!

  5. My hubby loves baked beans. I am gonna have to try this recipe!