Mr. Food: Backyard Bean Bake

What You’ll Need

2 (16-ounce) cans baked beans
2 (2.8-ounce) cans French-fried onions
1/ 4 cup molasses
3 tablespoons real bacon bits
2 tablespoons yellow mustard
1 tablespoon butter, softened

What to Do

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 1-1/2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients except one can of French-fried onions; mix well then pour into baking dish. Top with remaining can of French-fried onions.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly and the onions are golden. Serve immediately.

Test Kitchen Tip

No need to overthink what brand of beans to use! We suggest whichever one is on sale or that you have in your pantry. And if you want to add a bit more bacon, go ahead, or if you like your beans a bit sweeter, feel free to add some brown sugar. Remember, with this recipe there are no rules.
For more summertime go-alongs that everyone will love, check out our Award-Winning Potato Salad, or, if you want to change it up, try our Taco Potato Salad! The crowd will love the Tex-Mex twist!
What’s your favorite summertime go-along? Tell us in the comments below!

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