Old Settler's Baked Beans

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

I know there are many, many versions of the recipe online, but this beats them all. Trust me! The best part, it can be adapted for a crock-pot or dutch oven.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-heat over at 350 F if using the Dutch-Oven method.
  2. Brown ground beef, bacon, and onion together; drain.
  3. Pour into Dutch Over or Crockpot.
  4. Add beans and mix well.
  5. Mix sugars, bbq sauce, molasses, and spices together; add to meat and beans.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Cook for 1 hour in oven if using Dutch-oven.
  8. Cook on low for at least 3 hours if using a Crockpot.
Most Helpful

Great recipe but I eliminated the white sugar and cut back on the brown sugar. There is plenty of sugar in the pork and beans, BBQ sauce, catsup, and molasses. Works for me.

lux lova July 02, 2014

I left out the 1 cp. sugar. I don't like my beans that sweet. Great as a stand alone meal.

icandoit185 June 26, 2011