Molasses Baked Beans

Molasses Baked Beans
Navy beans are cooked with bacon and molasses to create this classic side-dish recipe.
Makes 10
Prep 10 m
Cook 15 m
Slow Cook 300 m
Slow Cook (low) or 6.5 hours (high)



  1. 1 of 4 Drain beans; place in a large saucepan. Cover with water by 2 inches; stir in baking soda. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; boil for 15 minutes, skimming off any foam that accumulates.
  2. 2 of 4 Meanwhile, heat a 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add bacon to skillet; cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add onion to pan; cook 5 more minutes, stirring almost constantly.
  3. 3 of 4 Drain beans and transfer to slow cooker insert. Top with bacon mixture. Stir in molasses, sugar, boiling water and 1 teaspoon of the dry mustard. Cover; cook on HIGH for 5 hours or LOW for 6-1/2 hours.
  4. 4 of 4 Remove cover; stir in remaining 1 teaspoon dry mustard, the cider vinegar and salt and pepper; serve immediately.
Nutrition Information for Molasses Baked Beans
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Per Serving: 261 kcal cal., 7 g fiber, 283 mg sodium, 6 g Fat, total, 11 g pro., 42 g carb., 8 mg chol., 2 g sat. fat