Green Bean Bundles
1-1 1/2 lb fresh green beans
6-8 thin slices of bacon
3/4C firmly packed brown sugar
2 tsp garlic powder
Wash and cut off the stem end of green beans.
Drop in boiling, salted water for 3 to 5 minutes just until tender but still crisp.
Drain and let stand in ice water for while making bundles.
Take 7-10 green beans with cut ends all on one end, tie with a slice of bacon in the center, letting bacon lay over green beans lengthwise.
Bring butter, brown sugar and garlic powder to a boil. Pour over green bean bundles.
Bake at 350F for 20 to 30 minutes.