Apple Brown Sugar Baked Beans

  • Cook Time: 1 hour 15minutes
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Ingredients
  • 1 48-ounce jar Randall Great Northern Beans drained – rinsed or not
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 large Granny Smith or other baking apples, peeled & diced
  • ½ cup sweet onion – peeled & diced
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg or apple pie spice
  • ⅛ teaspoon red pepper flakes – optional
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1-2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Country Bob’s Steak Sauce – optional
  • 4-5 slices center-cut bacon
  • Cooked meat of your choice: brisket, hamburger, pork, bacon – optional
  1. Instructions
  2. Preheat oven to 400F
  3. Spray a 2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray.
  4. In large cast-iron skillet, melt butter, add diced apples and diced onion then cook until tender about 5 minutes.
  5. Add brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon, red pepper flakes, salt & pepper, stir until well combined.
  6. Cook until sugar is melted.
  7. Stir in ketchup, molasses, vinegar and County Bob’s (if using). Stir well.
  8. Add beans and mix well.
  9. Place bacon slices over the top.
  10. Pour mixture into the prepared 2 quart casserole.
  11. Bake in a 400F oven for about 45 mins-1 hour.
  12. If desired, remove the bacon before serving.
  13. Enjoy