• Servings 8
  • Prep 20 min
  • Cook 9 hours min
  • Course
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Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans


  • 16 oz dried great northern beans
  • 4 cups water plus more for soaking
  • 6 slices bacon,chopped
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup regular molasses
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tbs Colemans dry mustard
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste
  • Add the beans and enough water to cover by 2 inches to a large bowl.
  • Soak overnight then drain.
  • To a large slow cooker bowl, add the bacon then the beans, Sprinkle the onions on top.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the molasses, ketchup, brown sugar, mustard powder, salt and pepper.
  • Pour in 4 quarts of water and stir to combine.
  • Pour the mixture into the slow cooker bowl.
  • Cover and cook on high for 4 hours then lower heat to low and cook for another 2 hours.
  • Taste and re-season if desired.

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