Baked Beans Michigan

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Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Makes

    10

    servings

Appears in

Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Apples are the unusual tasty addition

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. dried navy beans
  • 9 c. water
  • 1 lb. salt pork, diced
  • 3 tart apples, peeled, cored and coarsely cut
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • ½ c. brown sugar, firmly packed
  • ½ c. molasses
  • 3 tsp. dry mustard
  • 3 tblsp. vinegar
  • ¼ tsp. pepper

Method

  • Wash beans and soak overnight in water. Add salt pork; cook in kettle until beans are tender, about 1 hour.
  • Pour bean mixture into a bean pot, add remaining ingredients and bake, covered, 6 hours in slow oven (300°). Add more warm water during cooking if necessary.