Baked Beans

Baked Beans
Makes: 6 servings
Total Cost:

Double or triple this easy recipe to feed a crowd. It’s perfect for a picnic or potluck.


1 1/2 cups navy, kidney or lima beans (dry, sorted and rinsed)
2 cups water
2 cups apple juice
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons molasses
1/2 cup ketchup
2 teaspoons vinegar
1 teaspoon mustard (dried)


1. Combine apple juice and water. Bring to a boil.

2. Add beans and simmer for 2 1/2 hours until beans are tender.

3. Drain beans, reserve the liquid.

4. Put beans and other ingredients in greased baking dish.

5. Cover and bake at 250° for 3 to 4 hours.

6. Uncover the last hour of baking and add some reserved liquid if beans become dry.



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Bad as far as cost When you take into account the cost of each item you will be using you hit between 5 and 7 dollars depending on where you buy the beans and molasses. I have no idea of taste because once I sat and calculated the cost, it was way to expensive for me to buy the ingredients
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