Molasses Glazed Beans


  • 2 cups dry great northern or navy beans
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
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  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 2 Tbsp. margarine or meat fat drippings
  • fried bacon (several slices, chopped)


Wash and drain beans. Put beans and water in large pan and heat to boiling. Boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour. Add salt. Cover and boil gently about 1 1/2 hours until beans are tender. Add rest of ingredients and more water, if needed for cooking. Stir gently to mix. Cover and boil gently about 1 hour to blend flavors. Uncover toward end of cooking, if needed, to thicken liquid.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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January 29, 20080 found this helpful

I've read that salt should be added after beans are cooked, or the salt might keep the beans from getting soft.

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January 29, 20080 found this helpful

these sound great cant wait to try them

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