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Crockpot Baked Beans Recipe

FNot sure why our family asks for Boston Baked Beans as part of the Christmas meal. My great grandmother started the tradition. I modifed the recipe for a crockpot. I used to try and duplicate her recipe but found this recipe works well.

Crockpot Baked Beans Recipe

2 pounds dried small white navy beans
12 cups water
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 cup molasses
2 tablespoons dry mustard
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1/2 cup onions, chopped
1/4 cup salt pork, chopped into small pieces
olive oil

Soak beans in water in uncovered overnight (or for a minimum of 8 hours). After soaking, place in crockpot and cook on low for 3 hours.Drain liquid reserving 1 cup and set aside. Remove beans and set aside Coat bottom of a skillet with olive oil and add salt pork or bacon; sauté on stovetop set to medium heat for 5-10 minutes to render fat.

Add 1 cup liquid from beans (saved from soaking) and remaining ingredients including reserved beans and bacon into the stoneware. Mix together thoroughly.

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