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baked bean casserole

Mom’s Baked Bean Casserole

  • Author: Girl Versus Dough
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x


  • 2 lbs ground beef, crumbled, cooked and drained
  • 1 lb bacon, cooked until crisp, drained and finely chopped
  • 2 (15 oz) cans Northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 (18 oz) container barbecue sauce (like Sweet Baby Ray’s — the tangier, the better)


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large bowl, stir together cooked ground beef and chopped bacon to combine.
  2. Add beans, brown sugar and barbecue sauce. Stir until just combined.
  3. Pour mixture into a casserole dish. Cover and bake 45 minutes until bubbly and warmed through. Let cool 10 minutes before serving.