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Easy Baked Beans in the Crock-Pot

Easy baked beans will make your next BBQ a hit! Made in the slow cooker, these canned baked beans are jazzed up with extra seasoning. No one will ever know these aren’t homemade.

Baked beans in black bowl on grey background

Every year, we take a trip to visit my family over Father’s Day weekend. I made these easy baked beans to go along with a slow-roasted brisket, and they were a hit! They are the easiest side dish you could ever make… literally toss in the slow cooker, give it a stir and serve warm!

Complete this meal with oven roasted pulled pork, deviled eggs, green beans, mashed potatoes and other side dishes!

Adding a little of this and that is a great way to dress up canned beans.

Tools Needed to Make this Recipe:

My Crock-Pot is my spirit animal! I practically travel with it. I have this Crock-Pot Express model, and it is the best kitchen appliance in all the land.

They didn’t even have to pay me to say that! 😉 One of my favorite features is that you can brown meat, then switch over to the pressure cook or slow cook function without dirty-ing an extra pot. I’m all for saving dishes!

But if you have a regular slow cooker, that will do just fine, too. You could even make this in a pot on the stove, just keep on simmer and stir regularly.

Another item I highly recommend is a slow cooker liner. I’m not sure you can use these with the Crock-Pot Express model but you can with other slow cookers and Crock-Pots.

These PanSavers are great and on Amazon for pretty cheap. These are multi-purpose cooking bags and can go in the oven and slow-cookers. Anyway, these liners make it so easy to clean-up, especially if you are hosting a get together, you want this part to be extra easy!

  • It’s completely hands-free. You just add all of the ingredients in the Crock-Pot, stir and warm.
  • It’s inexpensive. If you were to purchase everything, including the seasonings and slow cooker liners, the total cost would be about $10.
  • It’s stretchable. You can easily add more beans to this recipe if you are running low, or add ground beef to stretch even more.
  • It’s a great way to dress up canned beans. Making baked beans from scratch isn’t in the cards for me. Ain’t nobody got time for that!
Baked beans with dill garnish

How to Make Easy Baked Beans:

I rarely buy brand name items, especially when it comes to canned veggies, but I highly recommend grabbing Bush’s Baked Beans for this recipe. It’s a tried and true brand, and I know it’s gonna be good regardless of what I add to them.

#1. First, I dump the whole can of baked beans into the lined Crock-Pot.

#2. Then, I add the seasonings. Stir. Cover. Cook. Serve…and that’s really all there is to it.

Yield: 12 servings

Easy Baked Beans

Easy Baked Beans

Easy baked beans will make your next BBQ a hit! Made in the slow cooker, these canned baked beans are jazzed up with extra seasoning. No one will ever know these aren’t homemade. 

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1, 55 ounce can of Bush's Original Baked Beans
  • 3 teaspoons, chili powder
  • 1, quartered onion
  • 2 teaspoons, garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons, Worcestershire Sauce
  • Salt & Pepper

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a lined slow-cooker. Stir to combine.
  2. Cook on low for 5-6 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
  3. Serve hot.

Notes

You can stretch this recipe by adding additional cans of beans or by adding browned, ground beef.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1 grams

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 132Total Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 0gSodium: 518mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 6gSugar: 11gProtein: 6g

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