Slow Cooker Smokehouse Bacon Beans



I just found this recipe on the internet and thought what a great addition this would be to backyard barbecues this summer. Give it a try!


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15 Min
18 Hr 20 Min
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 1 pkg
    (32 oz.) dried pinto beans
  • 1 lb
    thick cut bacon, cooked and diced
  • 1 medium
    yellow onion
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 8 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 c
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried chipotle chili pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    kosher salt

How to Make Slow Cooker Smokehouse Bacon Beans


  1. Sort through beans and pick out any stones, small and shriveled, excessively dirty, or otherwise look bad.
  2. Pour beans into a large colander and rinse well. Pour rinsed beans into a 6-qt. slow cooker and cover with water by 2 inches. Place cover on and leave slow cooker OFF. Allow beans to soak overnight (about 8 - 12 hours).
  3. Drain the soaked beans and rinse the slow cooker. Place onions, garlic and bacon into the slow cooker. Then add beans back into the pot. Add water, molasses, brown sugar, ketchup, chili pepper, vinegar, and pepper. (Salt will be added at the end.)
  4. Cook on high for 10-12 hours until beans are tender. Add salt to taste, recommended full tablespoon.

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About Slow Cooker Smokehouse Bacon Beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy, Heirloom

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