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baked beans final in crockpot

George's Baked Beans

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword baked beans
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 215 kcal


  • 1/2 sweet yellow onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp molasses
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1-1.5 lbs lean ground beef
  • 55 oz can of original baked beans


  1. heat medium saute pan over medium high heat and spray with cooking spray. add diced onions and saute for approximately 1 minute. 

    baked beans saute onions
  2. add ground beef and saute for approximately 3 minutes, stirring constantly and breaking up beef. meat will still be slightly pink in some areas. drain juice and set aside. 

    baked beans add ground beef
  3. start layering ingredients in crockpot. start with half can beans, all of ground beef, all of brown sugar, all of molasses and finish with the rest of the beans. 

    baked beans layer ingredients in crockpot
  4. set crockpot on low for 4 hours to let the flavors meld. Enjoy!

    baked beans set crockpot on low for 4 hrs