Gramma Beaton's Baked Beans

Total Time
6hrs 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 6 hrs

So simple, it's deceptive. Few ingredients, but great flavor and texture. This is a simple baked bean recipe that came to us through my aunt's neighbor's mother, Mrs. Beaton.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak beans over night.
  2. Place beans in bean pot or casserole with bacon, onion, and brown sugar.
  3. Cover with water.
  4. Bake at 325 Deg F until beans are done (4-6 hrs).
  5. Add more water if needed during cooking.
  6. Uncover last 30 minutes of cooking.


Most Helpful

I made this from left over already cooked pinto beans. It had just the correct flavor. i did make 1/2 the recipe. It had just the right sweetness to it.The flavor was not overpowering. Since my family liked it I for sure will make it for them again.

angelfan June 14, 2003

I can't believe I forgot to rate this. I have been making this recipe for quite awhile. It is wonderful. Tastes like homemade Boston baked beans. I usually add 1/4 cup molasses and about a teasp. of dry mustard to it. Great recipe

jimani April 03, 2008

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