Old-Fashioned Baked Beans IV

You will be especially fond of this sweet-and-smoky picnic favorite. And it's easy to make, too! Only 20 minutes of preparation time needed.


10 servings (about 1/2 cup each)


10 cups water
2 cups dried navy beans (1 pound)
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup molasses
1 teaspoon salt
6 slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
3 cups water


Heat oven to 350°F (177°C). Heat 10 cups water and the beans to boiling in ovenproof Dutch oven. Boil uncovered 2 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients except 3 cups water.

Cover and bake 4 hours, stirring occasionally. Stir in 3 cups water. Bake uncovered 2 hours to 2 hours 15 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until beans are tender and desired consistency.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Total Cook Time: 6 hours 15 minutes
Total Time: 6 hours 35 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 200 (Calories from Fat 20); Total Fat 2 g (Saturated Fat 1 g); Cholesterol 5 mg; Sodium 300 mg; Total Carbohydrate 42 g (Dietary Fiber 6 g); Protein 10 g

Recipe Courtesy Of

Betty Crocker

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