New England Baked Beans


Makes 4 to 6 servings


4 slices uncooked bacon, chopped
3 cans (abou 15 ounces each) Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
3/4 cup water
1 small onion, chopped
1/3 cup canned diced tomatoes, well drained
3 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
3 tablespoons maple syrup
3 tablespoons unsulphured molasses
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 bay leaf


  1. Cook bacon in large skillet until almost cooked but not crispy. Drain on paper towels.
  2. Combine bacon and all remaining ingredients in slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours or until mixture is thickened. Remove bay leaf before serving.

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