Best Baked Beans
Double recipe ingredients. Prepare bacon and onion as directed. In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker combine beans, brown sugar, ketchup, and Worcestershire sauce. Stir in bacon and onion mixture. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2-1/2 to 3 hours.
Prepare mixture through Step 2. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Bake, covered, for 45 to 50 minutes or until bubbly around the edges.
Kielbasa and Mustard Baked Beans:
Stir 1/2 cup chopped cooked kielbasa and 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard into the beans before baking.
Barbecue Baked Beans:
Substitute bottled barbecue sauce for the ketchup.
Salsa Baked Beans:
Substitute black beans for the kidney beans and substitute salsa for the ketchup. Top with 1 cup coarsely crushed tortilla or corn chips before serving.