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Molasses Baked Beans in a baking dish
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Molasses Baked Beans

Molasses Baked Beans are wonderfully rich in flavor and the perfect addition to your next cookout. So sweet, smoky, and delicious. A combination of pulled pork and bacon gives them lots of meaty flavor.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Keyword baked beans, cookout
Servings 12
Calories 294kcal


  • 2 (28-ounce) cans baked beans, I use Bush's
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1/3 cup finely diced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup BBQ Sauce, I use Stubb's
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper leave out if you don't want it spicy
  • 1 cup chopped pulled pork
  • 6 slices bacon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • In a large bowl, stir together all ingredients except bacon. Transfer to prepared baking dish.
  • Lay bacon strips across the top.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
    Uncover and bake another 20 to 30 minutes. (If bacon is not crispy you can turn the broiler on for a few minutes.)


Calories: 294kcal