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Frolickers Baked Beans

Yield 15 servings
The neighbors refer to themselves as the Franklin Forest Frolickers. These beans have been baked in the "official" pot for many years.


  • 10 bacon slices
  • 4 (28-ounce) cans baked beans
  • 5 green bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 large onions, chopped
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar

How to Make It

  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp; reserve 2 tablespoons drippings. Crumble bacon.

  2. Stir together bacon, bacon drippings, beans, and next 5 ingredients in a roasting pan.

  3. Bake, covered, at 350° for 3 hours. Stir in vinegar.