Go Back
crockpot baked beans in metal serving dish title
Print Pin
5 from 7 votes

Crockpot Baked Beans

These easy Baked Beans are a delicious addition to BBQs, potlucks, picnics, and game day celebrations! Made from scratch, this thick and hearty baked beans recipe can be served hot or cold – your choice! 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword baked beans, crockpot baked beans
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 hours
Servings 12
Calories 196kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 16 oz dried navy beans any small white bean will work
  • 1 med onion diced
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar firmly packed
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp dry mustard
  • 5 cups water
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 lb bacon cooked, drained, and cut into small pieces or crumbled - OPTIONAL


  • Rinse and pick through beans thoroughly. (You want to pick out any bad beans that are cracked, darker then the rest, has holes or is shriveled. Also keep an eye out for small rocks - I rarely see these but I know it can happen.)
  • Combine beans, onion, dark brown sugar, molasses, apple cider vinegar, mustard, water, and black pepper in a 6 quart slow cooker. (Bacon gets added here if you are using.)
  • Stir just until ingredients are combined. Cover and cook on low until the beans are tender, about 12 hours.
  • Stir in salt to taste and additional pepper if desired. Start with half a teaspoon and go from there.
  • Turn slow cooker to warm until ready to serve.



Nutrition information does NOT include optional bacon.

Tools Needed

6 or 7 quart slow cooker (This is the slow cooker I used for this recipe.)

Ingredients Needed

Molasses | Dark Brown Sugar | Apple Cider Vinegar | Dry Mustard


Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 614mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 3mg