Grandma Peggy’s Cheesy Baked Beans

Tara, the blogger behind A Spectacled Owl, tops off her grandma’s baked bean recipe with a layer of cheddar cheese to make way for a new tradition.


  • 16 oz bacon, cooked, diced
  • 1 (15 or 16 oz) can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 (15 or 16 oz) can small lima beans, drained
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 can Pork & Beans
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 cup(grated) Crystal Farms Wisconsin Sharp Cheddar Cheese
Recommended Crystal Farms Product Substitutions: Crystal Farms Shredded Wisconsin Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese


  • Mix together all of the ingredients, except for the cheese. Bake for 1 hour at 350° F. Top with Wisconsin Sharp Cheddar cheese. Bake in oven until cheese is melted.
Recipe Courtesy of: Tara Kramarsky