Great for comfort food for BBQ’s, these crock pot baked beans are flavored with a savory combination of bacon, onion, mustard, coke, brown sugar, and vinegar.

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Homemade baked beans served in a bowl.

About Crock Pot Baked Beans

Ultra flavorful and comforting in both hot and cold weather, baked beans are a great any-occasion food. And it only gets better when they’re made in a slow cooker, freeing up your kitchen (and your time!) for whipping up more dishes to serve them with.

Because that’s what makes baked beans so great: they can be served on their own, as a side dish, or even a topping for some of your favorite foods.

Bush's baked beans cooked in a slow cooker.

How long to cook baked beans in the crock pot?

This recipe calls for cooking the baked beans on HIGH for five to six hours or LOW for three to four hours.

The only difference between cooking on HIGH or LOW is the length of time it takes (the taste and texture will be identical) so pick whichever method fits best within your schedule.

How to serve baked beans

Looking for ways to make the most of this tasty dish, especially for leftovers? Try some of the following ideas and combinations:

Topdown view of baked beans in a bowl.

How long are baked beans good for?

Once prepared, baked beans can be stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to three to four days.

Can you freeze baked beans?

Yes, you totally can!

Once prepared and cooled, baked beans can be stored in a sealed container or freezer bag for up to six months.

Spoonful of crock pot baked beans.

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How to make crock pot baked beans

This next part is only a photo tutorial of the recipe steps. If you’re looking for the full recipe measurements and instructions, scroll down to Recipe Detail.

Step 1 – In a large skillet, cook the chopped bacon and onion until the bacon starts to get crispy, then transfer the contents of the skillet (bacon, onion, and drippings) to a crock pot.

Step 2 – Add in the rest of the ingredients to the crock pot: baked beans, molasses, light brown sugar, Coke, dijon mustard, bay leaves, apple cider vinegar, salt, and pepper. Once everything is in, give it a quick stir.

Step 3 – Cover and cook!

Step 4 – Remove the bay leaves from the crock pot, then serve and enjoy!

Recipe Details

Homemade baked beans served in a bowl.
5 from 1 vote

Crock Pot Baked Beans

10 mins prep + 4 hrs cook
180 kcal
Yields: 10 servings
Great for comfort food for BBQ's, these crock pot baked beans are flavored with a savory combination of bacon, onion, mustard, coke, brown sugar, and vinegar.

Ingredients 

Instructions

  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add chopped bacon and yellow onion. Cook until bacon just begins to crisp, about 2-3 minutes. Remove skillet from heat and pour contents and drippings into a crock pot.
  • Add baked beans, molasses, light brown sugar, coke, mustard, bay leaves, vinegar, salt, and pepper to crock pot. Stir ingredients together.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 5-6 hours or on HIGH for 3-4 hours.
  • Remove bay leaves from crock pot. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 259mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg

I do my best to provide nutrition information, but please keep in mind that I’m not a certified nutritionist. Any nutritional information discussed or disclosed in this post should only be seen as my best amateur estimates of the correct values.

Author: Chrisy