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The Best Baked Beans Recipe

This is a delicious baked beans recipe that is super easy to make and is "baked" in the microwave so you don't have to heat up your house using your the oven in the middle of summer!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword award winning chili recipe, baked bean, baked bean recipe, baked beans, baked beans recipe, easy recipes, home cooked, homemade, Side Dish, summer recipe, summer recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 10


  • 4 slices bacon cooked or uncooked is fine
  • ¾ cup finely chopped white or yellow onions
  • tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • cup brown sugar
  • 4 16 oz cans pork and beans or canned baked beans (I like Van De Kamps or Bushs regular baked beans. Two 28 oz cans work just the same.)
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard


  1. Put the beans, chopped onions, bacon, worestershire sauce, brown sugar, and yellow mustard in a microwave safe, medium sized bowl and stir until well combined.

  2. Put the bowl in the microwave and turn on for 10 minutes at high power. Stir and reset the microwave for another 5 minutes.

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  3. Repeat for 5 minutes 3 more times so that the beans have been in for approximately 30 minutes. Make sure to stir after each 5 or 10 minute increment in the microwave.

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  4. You can bake them as well for 30-40 minutes in a 350° degree oven if you like.

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