Cowboy Bake Beans

Cowboy Bake Beans

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"All our friends love this dish...it tastes so good with ground beef and a blend of different beans. Brown sugar and mustard are a nice accent to the tomato paste.--Linda Biggs, Canfield, Ohio"
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1 h 50 m servings
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  1. In an ovenproof Dutch oven, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 1-1/2 hours or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

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  • Cowboy Baked Beans can also be heated in a slow cooker on low for 5-6 hours. Cook and drain the beef and onion as directed before adding to the slow cooker with the remaining ingredients.

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I made these last night for a fall outdoor potluck. They are very good though I think they are a little too sweet. I thought a cup of brown sugar sounded like a lot but I figured I'd follow th...

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1 cup of brown sugar! Yikes. I knew that would be way way way way too sweet for me. Everything else looked so good, so I made this anyway, but instead of that sugar used about 1/8 cup of honey. ...

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I made these last night for a fall outdoor potluck. They are very good though I think they are a little too sweet. I thought a cup of brown sugar sounded like a lot but I figured I'd follow th...

I thought this recipe was great to make my own version. i did not use kidney beans, but used a variety of others. I used 1/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup of molasses, for a double batch. I added 1/2 ...

1 cup of brown sugar! Yikes. I knew that would be way way way way too sweet for me. Everything else looked so good, so I made this anyway, but instead of that sugar used about 1/8 cup of honey. ...

Really tasty! My family has a new love for beans. I served this as a side dish but it could be a main. I will cut back the sugar by a 1/4 cup or more though and by all means leave out the bean...

I'm not a "baked bean" person, but my mom asked me to make some "beans with meat" for a family dinner and I came across these. I love these beans. They are fantastic! They are also super easy.

This is an awesome recipe. However, I did change this a tad bit. I added a large can of tomato soup and some extra chili beans and made it into chili. I did use Splenda Brown sugar instead and...

This was the first recipe from this site that I didnt really like. I was looking for something with the consistancy of baked beans but this recipe came out more like chili con carne. I took thes...

the brown sugar was a lil too much but other than that it was pretty tastey!

My family loves this recipe. I've altered it a little, not as much brown sugar and added some cooked, crumbled bacon. I make my broccoli/cheese cornbread with it. It's a favorite meal with my fa...

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