Maple Baked Beans Recipe

Do you have a picnic or party coming up? Try this crowd pleasing recipe. I have made these beans for many occasions. They are always a hit. When we tap trees, this is one thing the guys always look forward to having for lunch.

Maple Baked Beans

2 – 16 0z. cans butter beans

1 – 30 oz. can kidney beans

1 lb. bacon

1 medium onion - chopped

2 ½ T. vinegar

1 ¼ c. maple syrup

¾ c. ketchup

Fry the bacon and save about 2 T. of the bacon grease. Cook the onions in the bacon grease until translucent. Turn up the heat and add the vinegar – stirring. Add in the maple syrup and ketchup. Stir well. Add the beans. Simmer on the stove or put in a casserole dish and bake @ 400º for 30 – 45 minutes.