Gramma Beaton’s Brown Sugar Beans

12 servings
326 cal

1 1/2 pounds dry kidney beans, soaked overnight
1 pound bacon, diced
1 cup brown sugar
1 small onion, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups water, or as needed
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10 m
6 h

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Place beans in a
Dutch oven or large casserole dish. Mix in bacon, brown sugar, and
onion; season with salt and pepper. Add just enough water to barely
cover the beans.

Cover, and bake for 6 to 8 hours in the preheated oven. Add more water
if necessary.

Slow cooker instructions
Place beans, bacon, onion, salt and pepper into a slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 6 to 8 hours, or until beans are tender.