April Sweet & Spicy Baked Beans

Sweet & Spicy Baked Beans

Submitted as Apple Pie Baked Beans by Jennifer Ryan


1 lb. breakfast sausage

1 red bell pepper, chopped

1 medium yellow onion, chopped

3 large cans of Bush’s Original (or your favorite) Baked Beans

18 oz. of Sweet Baby Ray’s (or your favorite) BBQ sauce

1 can apple pie filling

2 tbsp. Cajun seasoning



Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F. Sauté sausage, red pepper, and onion until fully cooked and tender. In a large baking dish, add in the cooked sausage mixture, beans, BBQ sauce, pie filling and Cajun seasoning. Stir until mixed. Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for 40 minutes. The beans should be bubbly and the apples tender.

Optional cooking method: Slow cook in an aluminum pan on your smoker or grill for the perfect smoky flavor.