Slow Cooker Baked Beans

Don't heat up the whole house for baked beans, slow cook them with this extra-easy version of everyone's favorite summer side dish.


12 servings


3 (28 ounce) cans vegetarian baked beans, drained
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2/3 cup barbecue sauce
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons ground mustard


Mix all ingredients in 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker.

Cover and cook on LOW heat setting 4 to 5 hours (or HIGH heat setting 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes) or until desired consistency.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 10 minutes

Additional Information

This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer's directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

(Total time will vary with appliance and setting.)

Sprinkle beans with bacon-flavor bits (e.g. Betty Crocker® Bac~Os®) just before serving for that great smoky flavor that goes so well with baked beans.

You decide! Change the flavor of your baked beans by changing your barbecue sauce. Sweet, smoky sauces lend a smoother taste, and spicy or bold sauces give your beans a zesty taste.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 200 (Calories from Fat 10), Total Fat 1 g (Saturated Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 1170 mg; Total Carbohydrate 51 g (Dietary Fiber 9 g), Protein 12 g; Exchanges: 3 Starch

Recipe Courtesy Of

Betty Crocker

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