Published Mar 5th
Prep 15m Cook 6h 20m Additional - Ready In 6h 35m
Servings 10 servings Calories 242.1

This one is great for impressing non-cookers because it is really easy to make.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 10 cups water
  • 2 cups dried navy beans
  • 8 slices crisply cooked bacon, crumbled
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups water

Cooking Directions

  1. 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. 2 Carefully pour the mixture into a slow cooker.
  3. 3 Cook on High, stirring occasionally, for 4 hours.
  4. 4 Stir 3 cups water into the mixture. Continue cooking until beans are tender, about 2 hours 15 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 242.1
  • Carbohydrate 42.7 g
  • Cholesterol 8 mg
  • Fat 3.7 g
  • Fiber 10.2 g
  • Protein 10.7 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.1 g
  • Sodium 416.9 mg
  • Sugar 15.9 g


  1. 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 they turned out to be the color of canned ones. And they tasted as such. Actually Bush's are probably better with no - Read more ...
  2. 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 sweet as most. The only fault I had in this recipe was that of my own. - Read more ...

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