Old Settler Baked Beans


Have you ever sat and pondered what to bring to a Pot Luck BBQ or what side to serve with your killer ribs?

Try stepping out of the box and bringing/serving this easy to make dish that will have people clamoring for the recipe and you looking like you sweated in the kitchen for ever.


  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound bacon, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 can (16 ounces) pork and beans, undrained
  • 1 can (16 ounces)red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces)white kidney beans, rinsed and drained


  1. In a large skillet or 5 quart Dutch oven, cook beef, bacon and onion until meat is done and onion is tender. Drain any fat. Combine all remaining ingredients except beans. Add to meat mixture; mix well. Stir in beans.
  2. Place in a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish or cover the Dutch oven and bake at 350° for 1 hour or until heated through. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Bon Appetit