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Recipe for the best baked beans! Made in the slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Baked Beans

This sweet and savory baked beans are easily made in the slow cooker and takes you less than 5 minutes of prep time.
Prep Time 5 mins
Course Side Dish, Slow Cooker
Servings 6


  • 3 oz bag of bacon bits
  • 54 oz can pork and beans or 4 (15.5oz each) cans
  • 1 large yellow onion diced
  • 1 green bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 4 Tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil or butter


  • Dice up onion and pepper, put your beans and bacon bits in the slow cooker.
  • In a large pan heat olive oil over medium high, then add diced onion and pepper. Saute for about 3-4 minutes or until softened.
  • Stir in the rest of the ingredients into the pan with the onion and pepper. Cook for another 2-3 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
  • Remove from heat and add to the slow cooker. Stir to combine everything. Close lid and cook on low for 3-4 hours or high for 1-2 hours. Serve warm.
Keyword BBQ, Beans