Preheat oven to 350℉
Snap the ends off the green beans, rinse, then cut in halves or thirds.
Place green beans in an ungreased baking pan.
In a large skillet cook bacon until almost done but not crispy. Remove from skillet and dry with paper towel and chop into bits. Sprinkle bacon bits on top of green beans.
Whisk together brown sugar, melted butter, soy sauce and garlic powder. Pour over green beans. Bake for 40 minutes.