Check out this collection of The BEST Slow Cooker Baked Beans from Food Bloggers and then use the slow cooker to make delicious baked beans for a tasty summer side dish! There’s a baked bean recipe here for every taste or diet type, and making baked beans in the slow cooker (or the Instant Pot) will keep your kitchen cool.
This weekend is Father’s Day in the U.S. which is definitely a holiday when you might want to make baked beans in the slow cooker or the Instant Pot, and this collection of The BEST Slow Cooker Baked Beans from Food Bloggers can get you in the mood for a celebration!
And it’s not officially summer yet, but the weather feels like summer has arrived. The arrival of summer means grilling and eating outside, and that always makes me happy! Of course you need side dishes when you’re grilling, and baked beans are definitely one of the classic side dishes to accompany grilled foods And when it’s hot outside, using the slow cooker will let you make fantastic baked beans without heating up the house. And by all means, make Instant Pot Baked Beans if you prefer that method. No matter how you cook them, I bet Dad will enjoy some of these baked beans on his special day!
Each blogger’s version of baked beans is just a little different; there are beans with bacon and meatless beans, spicy beans and sweet beans, recipes with one kind of beans and those with several types, and just about every other variation you can imagine.
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Slow Cooker Vegetarian Maple-Sriracha Baked Beans from Kitchen Treaty start with dried pinto beans simmered on the stove, then drained and cooked in the slow cooker all day on low with Sriracha and other seasonings.
Slow Cooker Baked Beans from Simple Nourished Living have Weight Watcher’s Points included, and this recipe starts with soaked white beans that cook 10-14 hours on low with salt pork, molasses, and seasonings.
The BEST Slow Cooker Baked Beans from Barefeet in the Kitchen have beef and pork, and all the traditional baked beans flavors everyone loves.
Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chipotle Baked Beans from The Perfect Pantry start with dried white beans that cook with traditional baked beans flavors plus some spicy Chipotle chiles to kick things up a notch!
Mom’s Famous Crockpot Baked Beans from Family Fresh Meals start with canned pinto beans and Corey adds the perfect seasonings.
CrockPot Baked Beans with Apples and Jalapeno from A Year of Slow Cooking have bacon, apples, jalapenos, and canned Cannellini beans, plus the usual baked bean flavorings.
Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans from Simply Recipes start with dried white beans that cook all day with molasses, brown sugar, salt pork, and other flavorings.
Slow Cooker Vegan Fiesta Baked Beans from 365 Days of Slow Cooking have a Southwestern flair with tomatoes, green chiles, lime juice, and cilantro.
Slow Cooker Bourbon Maple Baked Beans from Averie Cooks are vegan!
Alea’s Slow Cooker Baked Beans from $5 Dinners use dried white beans that are quick-soaked and simmered for an hour before they go in the slow cooker. There they cook 6-8 hours with traditional baked bean flavorings, plus ketchup for a tomatoey twist.
Slow Cooker Vegetarian Boston Baked Beans from The Lemon Bowl start with dried beans that cook all day with sweet and savory flavorings.
Slow Cooker Mexican Baked Beans from Barefeet in the Kitchen use three kinds of beans and a generous amount of Cholula Hot Sauce adds spicy flavor.
Slow Cooker Guiness Baked Beans from Dinner with Julie have canned red and white Cannellini beans combined with bacon, onions, lots of baked bean seasonings, and of course Guiness for that extra something!
Crock Pot Baked Beans from Iowa Girl Eats kicks up canned baked beans with the addition of Kielbasa, bacon, shallots, and other tasty additions including Worcestershire sauce!
CrockPot Vegan Coconut Curry Baked Beans from Kitchen Treaty have cooked dried beans (or canned) that cook all day with with curry spices, coconut milk, ginger, and brown sugar, and other wonderful-sounding seasonings.
Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans from Andrea’s Recipes are so simple that the kids helped make them. This recipe uses soaked beans that are boiled with baking soda for 15 minutes before the drained beans go into the slow cooker with traditional baked beans seasonings for 8 hours.
Slow Cooker Hawaiian Baked Beans from Carlsbad Cravings have three kinds of beans with the traditional baked beans flavors plus pineapple juice!
Slow Cooker Breakfast Baked Beans from Foodie with Family have breakfast sausage, Canadian Bacon, and maple syrup!
Slow Cooker BBQ Baked Beans from It’s Yummi have bacon and a ham hock, plus barbecue sauce of course!
CrockPot Baked Beans with Sausage from Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures use canned Great Northern beans and Kielbasa that cook with traditional baked bean flavorings for 4-6 hours, and Lynn says these beans are a hit with the kids.
How does your family like their baked beans? If you’ve got a good recipe for Slow Cooker Baked Beans, please tell us about it or share the link in the comments.