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Easy Brown Sugar and Garlic Pork Chops

I love easy recipes.  My time is limited and, although I love to cook, sometimes I just don’t have much time to devote to it.   (especially this time of the year when I love being out in the garden.)

Easy Brown Sugar and Cheddar pork chopsThis recipe for brown sugar and garlic pork chops is a very easy recipe. It is baked in the oven and you can have it on the table in less than 30 minutes.

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The recipe is done in two part. First the pork chops are baked in the spices and just before serving, you add the cheese and cook until it melts. Easy peasy!

Just add a side salad that you can prepare while the pork chops cook and you have an easy and tasty week night meal.

 Easy brown sugar and cheddar cheese pork chops with garlic. On the table in less than 30 minutes.

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Easy Brown Sugar and Garlic Pork Chops

Easy Brown Sugar and Garlic Pork Chops

Turn ordinary pork chops into a special dinner with this brown sugar and garlic topping.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 20 ounces pork chops
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • dash cracked black pepper to taste


  1. Rub both sides of the pork chops with the minced garlic and brown sugar.
  2. Place in an oven proof baking dish and drizzle the melted butter over the top. Sprinkle with paprika, chili powder, Kosher salt and cracked black pepper.
  3. Bake at 350º F for 20-25 minutes.
  4. Remove and sprinkle with the grated cheese.
  5. Bake for another five minutes. Serve immediately

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 518Total Fat: 32gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 164mgSodium: 867mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 0gSugar: 15gProtein: 40g

Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.


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