Grandma Nelson's Baked Beans Recipe

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Grandma Nelson's Baked Beans

Jo Schrepfer


As kids we didn't even have any idea that baked beans came out of cans. Our Gramma Nelson always made these and we loved them.

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1 lb
great northern beans
1/2 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
1 Tbsp
dry mustard
1/2 lb
ham or bacon
3/4 tsp
onion (small) chopped


1Cover beans with water and soak overnight in a dutch oven. Drain beans. Add water to cover by 1". Bring to a boil, cover and simmer 20 to 30 min. until tender. Drain and save the liquid.
2Preheat oven to 350. Place beans in dutch oven or roaster with 5 c. bean liquid, sugar, mustard, pepper & molasses. Add meat and onions and bake for 3 to 4 hours. Stirring often...if they get dry add more bean liquid.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes