Crack Green Beans

Crack Green Beans are a deliciously addictive side dish perfect for any gathering or family dinner. This easy-to-make recipe transforms ordinary green beans into a savory and sweet sensation that will have everyone asking for seconds. Whether you opt for canned, frozen, or fresh green beans, this dish is sure to impress.

The combination of crispy bacon, rich brown sugar, melted butter, savory soy sauce, and a hint of garlic creates a mouthwatering blend that makes these green beans absolutely irresistible. Follow this simple recipe to bring a burst of flavor to your table.

Crack Green Beans Recipe


  • 5 cans of green beans, drained (Note: You can also use an equivalent amount of frozen green beans, approximately four 12-ounce bags, thawed. Fresh green beans are also a great option.)
  • 12 slices of bacon
  • 2/3 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup of butter, melted
  • 7 teaspoons of soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of garlic powder


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Place the drained green beans in a 9×13 inch baking pan.
  3. Cook the bacon in a skillet until crispy. Once cooked, chop the bacon into small pieces and sprinkle them over the green beans in the pan.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together the brown sugar, melted butter, soy sauce, and garlic powder to create the flavorful sauce.
  5. Pour the sauce evenly over the green beans and bacon in the pan, ensuring that the beans are well coated.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, until the dish is bubbly and the beans are heated through.
  7. After baking, gently toss the green beans to ensure they are evenly coated with the sauce.
  8. Serve hot and enjoy the savory-sweet deliciousness of your Crack Green Beans!

This dish is perfect for those who love to add a sweet and savory twist to traditional side dishes. The ease of preparation combined with its crowd-pleasing flavors makes Crack Green Beans a must-try recipe for any occasion.

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