Sweet and Spicy Hog Wild Baked Beans



  • 1/2 pound bacon, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 2 28-ounce cans of Bush's Honey Baked Beans
  • 1 can apple pie filling (chop up the big chunks)
  • 1 pound crumbled cooked pork sausage
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons chopped chipotle chilies in adobo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper powder



  1. Cook the bacon; sauté onion and green pepper in bacon grease.
  2. In large pot, mix all ingredients together.
  3. Simmer on stovetop. If the beans are too spicy for your taste, use less cayenne pepper.
  4. This recipe makes a half gallon and feeds around 25 people.

COOK’S NOTE: This recipes makes a big batch, so freeze half for later if you’re not headed to a big potluck.

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Recipe & Photo by Val Plagge of Corn, Beans and Pigs blog