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Old Fashioned Baked Beans


"This one is great for impressing non-cookers because it is really easy to make."
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6 h 35 m servings 242 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings

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  1. Bring 10 cups water and navy beans to a boil in a large pot; cook at a boil for 2 minutes. Stir bacon, onion, brown sugar, molasses, and salt into the water.
  2. Carefully pour the mixture into a slow cooker.
  3. Cook on High, stirring occasionally, for 4 hours.
  4. Stir 3 cups water into the mixture. Continue cooking until beans are tender, about 2 hours 15 minutes more.


  • Partner tip: Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 242 calories; 3.7 g fat; 42.7 g carbohydrates; 10.7 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 417 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I was making two different bean recipes over Memorial weekend so I halved this one. I did cut back on the molasses as I did in the other one because we simply do not like are baked beans as swee...

I was disappointed in this recipe because it does not taste like Old Fashioned baked beans. The picture shows white baked beans like my grandmother used to make, but with that much molasses the...