Looking for a fabulous side that everyone will love? Just load your Crock Pot or another kind of slow cooker with pinto beans, bacon, a variety of spices — including ground mustard, garlic powder and cinnamon — and in four hours, you can come back to a crock full of irresistibly sweet and savory baked beans!
These slow-cooker baked beans pair especially well with grilled meats and other traditional BBQ favorites. Give ’em a try!
Slow-cooker baked beans with bacon recipe
3 cans (15 ounces each) pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup chopped onion
4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 cup ketchup
2/3 cup water
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup molasses
1 tablespoon McCormick Mustard, Ground
1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon, Ground
1/4 teaspoon McCormick Allspice, Ground
Spray inside of slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Place beans, onion and bacon inside the slow cooker.
Mix ketchup, water, brown sugar, molasses and spices in small bowl until blended. Pour over bean mixture; stir to coat. Cover.
Cook 4 hours on LOW. Stir before serving.
Makes 12 servings
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