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Homemade baked beans are more than just a dish; they’re a comforting symbol of family gatherings and tradition. Perfect for American celebrations like picnics, barbecues, and potlucks, these beans have held a special place at tables for generations. And guess what? Preparing them in a slow cooker allows you to savor your day while the beans simmer away, filling your home with tantalizing aromas that’ll have everyone eagerly awaiting mealtime.

These beans aren’t just delicious; they’re like a warm embrace, pairing beautifully with almost any meal. They complement a juicy grilled burger or barbecued ribs exceptionally well. For something lighter, try them alongside a fresh green salad and cornbread. And for the picky eaters? Pair these beans with hot dogs for a meal they can’t resist.

Slow Cooker Baked Beans Recipe

Servings: 10-12


1 pound dried navy beans (soaked overnight and drained)

1 large yellow onion, chopped

3 cloves of garlic, minced

3/4 cup molasses

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1/4 cup maple syrup

1/4 cup tomato ketchup

1 tablespoon dry mustard

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional, for a bit of heat)

4 cups water (or as needed)

8 ounces thick-cut bacon, cooked and chopped (or substitute smoked ham hocks)


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