Baked Bean Side Dish Recipe
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Baked Bean Side Dish Recipe

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This is my daughter's recipe. People are pleasantly surprised by its unique flavor and frequently request the recipe. —Lilas R. Umphrey, Davenport, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:7 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 7 servings


  • 1 can (28 ounces) baked beans, drained
  • 1 medium tart apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 3 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, diced

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 268 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 882mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 8g fiber), 8g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Transfer to a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with bacon. Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 25-30 minutes longer or until bubbly and beans reach desired thickness. Yield: 7 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Baked Bean Side Dish in Simple & Delicious May 2010, p49

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gina.kapfhamer User ID: 8717427 256607
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2016

"As far as side dishes go, this recipe is super easy. Also, it's easy to adjust the flavor on this just by changing the type of BBQ sauce you use! I've adjusted depending on what we're serving for dinner to help compliment the flavors of the meal."

deamccoy User ID: 5606464 208629
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2013

"Ive left one comment about these beans but after tqking them to a potluck at school I have to leave another. Ive never had so many compliments about something I've cooked before. Everyone who had them loved them. Days later I was still getting compliment s about them. AMAZING!!!"

KNeiswander User ID: 7072411 94591
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2013

"This is delicious! I love the apples and raisins!"

valanddansmith User ID: 988113 162887
Reviewed May. 6, 2013

"These beans were simply amazing! Loved the unique addition of apples and raisins... Already thinking of making them again next weekend! I had one guest go for seconds even before she had finished her first helping!"

Eighty-Six User ID: 4860710 168581
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2011

"without the jalepeno though. We just don't like the "heat"."

MolokaiGrammy User ID: 6114418 94598
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2011

"Absolutely fabulous. Our favorite baked bean receipe. The jalepeno pepper adds just the right zing."

MolokaiGrammy User ID: 6114418 75757
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2011

"This is our favorite baked bean recipe. The jalepeno pepper just adds the right zing."

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