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Honey Bacon Baked Beans

These baked beans are sticky, salty [from the delicious bacon!] and sweet and a perfect addition to your BBQ or picnic.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8 -10 servings
Author Dinner, then Dessert

Ingredients

  • 4 slices thick cut bacon , cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 (16 ounce) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (16 ounce) can white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (16 ounce) can dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2/3 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Place bacon in a large cast iron or other heavy bottomed oven safe skillet.
  3. Cook over medium heat until browned and most of the fat is rendered.
  4. Remove the bacon.
  5. Cook the onion in the bacon fat until caramelized and brown.
  6. Pour out the excess bacon fat [you can use this bacon fat to make my delicious Yukon Potato Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette!]
  7. Add the bacon back into the pan.
  8. Add in the beans and the rest of the ingredients.
  9. Cover tightly and cook in the oven for 1 hour.