Slow-Cooked Homemade Baked Beans

Recipe by TasteTester
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READY IN: 10hrs 25mins
SERVES: 10-15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • QUICK SOAK: Place 16 ounces of dried beans in a large saucepan with 6-8 cups of water. Cover and let stand overnight or at least 6-8 hours. Drain and rinse beans (discard soak water).
  • OVERNIGHT SOAK: Place 16 ounces of dried beans in a large saucepan with 6-8 cups water. Cover and let stand overnight or at least 6-8 hours. Drain and rinse beans (discard soak water).
  • TO COOK BEANS: Add 6 cups fresh water to the beans after soaking. Cover and bring just to boiling on medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer gently with lid tilted, about 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally, or until desired tenderness. Stir gently and very little to prevent breaking of skins; add water, if needed, during cook time. Makes about 6 cups of cooked beans.
  • TO MAKE BAKED BEANS: Cut bacon into 1-inch pieces. Combine with remaining ingredients in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low 8-10 hours. Stir occasionally, if possible. Makes about 10 cups of baked beans. Note: the number of servings below depends on how many other side dishes there are.
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