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Crock pot baked beans with bacon, with a serving spoon in the pot.

Crock Pot Baked Beans

These crock pot baked beans are a combination of tender beans, bacon and a sweet and savory sauce, all simmered together in the slow cooker. A super quick and easy side dish that's perfect for any barbecue or summer gathering.
Course Side
Cuisine American
Keyword baked beans, crock pot baked beans, slow cooker baked beans
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 165kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 8 slices bacon coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion finely diced
  • 3 15 ounce cans pork and beans partially drained
  • 3 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook the bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crispy. Remove the bacon from the pan.
  • Pour some of the bacon fat out of the pan, leaving about 1 tablespoon of fat in the pan.
  • Add the onions to the pan and cook for 3-5 minutes or until translucent. Season the onions with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add the beans, onions, mustard, brown sugar, molasses, ketchup and apple cider vinegar to a crock pot. Add 3/4 of the cooked bacon, reserving the rest of bacon for garnish. Stir to combine.
  • Cook for 2 hours on HIGH or 4 hours on LOW.
  • Sprinkle with reserved bacon and chopped parsley, then serve immediately.


Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 285mg | Potassium: 253mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.8mg