To Die for Stove Top Beans

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Jan Marie

This is a wonderful variation on baked beans and very easy. I've taken it for pot lucks and everyone wants the recipe. A heartier variation of this is to add a lb of browned hamburger.

Top Review by Marisa P

Yummy....made this while camping with many other families....everyone has asked for the recipe. Now I have a bean recipe to have at cookouts that I actually enjoy! Thank you

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 (16 ounce) cans beans (a variety of your favorites, e.g. navy, garbonzo, kidney, white, black, etc)
  • 2 (1 lb) packagessliced bacon
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 14 cup mustard
  • 18 cup white vinegar (or more to taste)
  • 1 diced onion


  1. Dice, brown, and drain bacon.
  2. Dice and brown onion.
  3. Add beans, (lightly drained to preserve just a bit of the juice).
  4. Add bacon and onion.
  5. Add molasses, brown sugar, mustard and vinegar.
  6. Bring to boil and simmer about 30 minutes.
  7. Enjoy!
  8. These can be kept on a low heat for hours, on the stove or in the crock pot.

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