Grandma Nelson's Baked Beans

Grandma Nelson's Baked Beans Recipe

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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

How to Make Grandma Nelson's Baked Beans


  • 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.

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About Grandma Nelson's Baked Beans

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes