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Slow-Cooked Baked Beans Recipe
  • READY IN 16+ hrs

Slow-Cooked Baked Beans

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"I could not find a baked beans recipe that everyone liked. So I started putting a few different ones together and I came up with this."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Place beans in a large pot and cover with plenty of water. Cover pot with a lid and soak beans for 8 hours or overnight. Drain and fill pot with fresh water.
  2. Cook beans over medium heat until tender, about 1 hour. Drain beans, reserving the water for later use.
  3. Place beans, ketchup, ham, 1 1/2 cup water, brown sugar, molasses, onion powder, mustard, salt, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper, and 1 cup reserved bean water in a slow cooker. Add more bean water as needed if beans get too dry.
  4. Cook on Low for 7 to 9 hours.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 8 hrs
  • READY IN 16 hrs 10 mins

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You can also cook on High for 4 to 5 hours.
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Jul 06, 2012

Good recipe, but I made a few changes. I simmered the beans for 1.5 hrs and put in my crock pot. Then I used some fried bacon instead of ham, crumbled, and no molasses but a little more brown sugar. All else the same. Cooked on low overnight in my crock pot, about 10 hrs. Had to add a little more water to thin. Delicious!

 
Aug 05, 2012

Delicious, been searching can stop now. I simmered the beans for a hour the night before, left it sitting overnight. Changed water simmer again for hour. They were soft and yummy. A bit sweet for me so next time will cut down the brown sugar, and maybe add some bacon.

 
Nov 09, 2012

I loved this recipe!I did change somethings. I used canned beans instead.I did use the liquid from them and next time I will rinse them before using them. I omitted the ham. I still cooked them all day in the crock pot. This recipe was a winner with my family.

 
Apr 01, 2013

Loved the recipe- changed a few things- fried one onion and green pepper with 2 cloves of garlic- added this to the slow cooker. I also add one can of tomato paste to reduce the ketchup. Reduced brown sugar to 1/4 cup. Instead of boiling the beans, i just cooked them longer in the slow cooker- 8 hours on high. Turned out perfect

 
Nov 15, 2012

VERY GOOD and EASY!!!! Thank you so much!!! Mash them up a bit to become like the old style "Grandma Brown's home baked beans" in a can!

 
Feb 03, 2014

I made mine a little bit differently using a full 2 small bags of navy beans and I soaked fro 6 hours first, I added the rest of the ingredients, but I used 1/2 cup of molasses, I baked for 5 hours in a crock pot, and then I turned the crock off. Next day ( game day )I continued to bake for another 6 hours on low, and then I added about 2 tsp salt. ALL the excess liquid had been absorbed, the beans were tender. Now I hate beans, I always have, but these were very good, and THEEEEEE hit at the super bowl party at the local VFW! GREAT recipe!

 
Apr 18, 2013

Mine were pretty runny, but I'm pretty sure that's all my fault and I dumped in too much water. I used already cooked beans (I cooked up loads a few months ago and froze them, so I used those) so skipped the cooking the beans part. I just started from the third step. I used ham lunch meat (all I had) and other than it being runny, everyone seemed to enjoy. I put it on the crock pot on high for about 4 hours since we wanted them for lunch. I thought they were too sweet, but hubs disagreed--I'm not a fan of sweet beans--he thought they were perfect. Thanks for the recipe!

 
Apr 03, 2013

Easy and good

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 302 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 51.3 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 12.9 g
  • 51%
  • Protein
  • 16 g
  • 32%
  • Sodium
  • 1185 mg
  • 47%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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