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Grandma Betty’s Baked Beans

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I love this recipe… love, love, love it!  It’s one I grew up on and from my Grandma Betty- you know these ‘special recipes’ are a piece of family history that pass down through the generations.

Grandma Betty’s Baked Beans are the perfect addition to any BBQ style meal and with the weather getting warmer- we’ll all be gettin’ our grillin’ on!

Yield: 12

Grandma Betty's Baked Beans

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes


  • 1 16oz can kidney beans
  • 1 16oz can great northern beans
  • 1 16oz can pork and beans
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 lb turkey bacon, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 C onion, diced
  • 1/2 C ketchup
  • 1/2 C brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp vinegar
  • 1/2 C molasses


  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees.
  2. In a stock pot or ceramic dutch oven, add onion and cook 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add turkey bacon and cook 2-3 minutes, add ground turkey and cook through.
  4. Add ketchup, vinegar, brown sugar, molasses; stir.
  5. Add beans, salt, mustard; stir to combine.
  6. Cover with lid.
  7. Place in oven and bake for 1 1/2 hours; stirring occasionally.
  8. Serve warm and Enjoy!


Here’s a quick little tip from my Kitchen Tip Series…

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I’ve skinned up Grandma Betty’s Baked Beans a little bit but, you’d never know it 🙂

I just love y’all so much AND can’t thank you enough for keeping up with all the cooking and fun stuff we have going on here.

Happy Tuesday everybody!

xoxo~ Ruthie


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  1. Denette says:

    Just tried the beans tonight. They were amazing! I will definitely make them again.

  2. Liv says:

    I’m looking forward to trying this; My Grandma was named Bette as well, and she was a prolific cook! I’ve been LOVING baked beans this pregnancy and we’ve definitely already started grilling weekly this spring!

    • Ruthie says:

      Thank you for the sweet comment… I hope your pregnancy is going well. You’ll adore this recipe… it really is fabulous! I’m itching to start grilling too- it’s SO quick and easy 🙂 xoxo~ Ruthie

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