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Musselman’s Apple Butter Baked Beans

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Apples and beans? It sounds like a strange combination, but believe it or not, apple butter baked beans is a surprisingly delicious dish. Perfect for any occasion, this Apple Butter Baked Beans recipe from Musselman’s offers the perfect balance of sweet and savory.

Jar of Musselman's Apple Butter.

With just the right amount of tanginess from the apple butter you’ll be sure to wow your guests with this baked bean dish. Plus, it’s an easy dish to make with minimal ingredients and time – no need to slave away over a hot stove all day! So give this unique recipe a try and get ready to experience the mind-blowing flavor of apple butter baked beans.


For this versatile side dish, you need the following ingredients:

  • 1 cup Musselman’s Apple Butter
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons minced dried onion
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ – ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 15.5 ounce can of great northern beans, drained
  • 15.5 ounce can of black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 15 ounce can of red or pinto beans, drained
Honey, apple butter, ketchup, cumin, salt, and cayenne pepper in a bowl.


Combine apple butter, honey, ketchup, water, onion, salt, and cayenne.

Beans being poured into an apple butter mixture.

Add northern, black, and red or pinto beans.

Apple Butter Baked Beans in a glass baking dish.

Bake at 375 degrees for 50-60 minutes.

pan of baked beans

Musselman’s Apple Butter Baked Beans

Lynda – Southern Kissed
Not your ordinary baked beans, this tasty side dish is sure to please.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 337 kcal


  • 1 cup Musselman’s Apple Butter
  • cup honey
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 Tbsps minced dried onion
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ – ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 15.5 ounces great northern beans drained
  • 15.5 ounces black beans drained, rinsed
  • 15 ounces red or pinto beans drained


  • Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Mix all ingredients except beans in large bowl. Stir in beans. Pour into 2-quart baking dish or casserole.
  • Bake 50-60 minutes or until hot and bubbly.


***Recipe reprinted with permission.


Serving: 1Calories: 337kcalCarbohydrates: 70gProtein: 15gFat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 436mgFiber: 14gSugar: 28g
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  1. Those sound very tasty. I think I’ve only had baked beans once in my entire life and I’d love to try these.

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