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crocked beansBaked beans is a  dish containing beans, sometimes baked but, despite the name, usually stewed, in a sauce.

Canned baked beans are used as a convenience food, shortening cooking times for a meal, or may be eaten straight from the can, in camping or emergency settings as they are pre-cooked.

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Here is a simple recipe for making baked beans in the crock pot.

Ingredients:

1 pound dried small white beans — rinsed

4 1/2 cups water

1/3 cup molasses

1/4 cup brown sugar

1 onion — chopped

1/4 pound salt pork — cut into 1″ cubes

1 Tablespoon dijon-style mustard

1/2 teaspoon salt

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Directions:

1. In slow-cooker, combine all ingredients.

2. Cover and cook on LOW 13 to 14 hours, stirring occasionally, if possible.

This may seem like a long time but the end result is delicious!

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