Crack Green Beans

Crack Green Beans are the ultimate side dish recipe! Made with fresh beans, bacon, soy sauce, light brown sugar, and butter … these southern smothered green beans are sweet, savory, saucy, and delicious. This easy to prep dish is perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and every family dinner in between. Even picky eaters and kids will love them!




  1. Set the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Start by chopping the bacon slices into small pieces.  Then cook them on the stove in a pan over medium heat until crispy.  Remove from the pan and pat dry with a paper towel to remove excess grease. Set aside.
  3. Next in a medium or small bowl combine the melted butter, light brown sugar, soy sauce, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  4. Add the green beans, cooked bacon pieces, and the crack sauce mixture to a large mixing bowl.  Toss until each green bean is thoroughly coated.
  5. Transfer the green beans to a large prepared baking dish or casserole dish.  Spread evenly.
  6. Bake for 35-40 minutes.  Until the green beans are tender and soft.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

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