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Matt's Homemade Baked Beans Recipe

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This recipe for Matt's Homemade Baked Beans, by , is from The Gladu Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Joanne Verkuilen
Added: Wednesday, May 28, 2008


1 pound dried pinto beans (2 1/4 cups)
12 bacon slices (about 8 ounces), cut into 1/2-inch pieces
8 cups water
1 1/3 cups chopped onion
1 cup ketchup
1/3 cup pure maple syrup
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup dry mustard
2 tablespoons mild-flavored (light) molasses
2 bay leaves
1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground pepper

Place beans in large bowl. Add enough water to cover by 3
inches. Let stand overnight.

Drain beans; set aside.

Preheat oven to 350F.

Cook bacon in heavy large pot until crisp, about 8 minutes.

Add beans and all remaining ingredients to pot. Bring to boil.

Transfer pot to oven.

Bake uncovered until beans are tender and liquid thickens,
stirring occasionally, about 4 hours.

(Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill. Bring beans to
simmer before serving.)

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Beans need to soak overnight; Prep - 30 minutes; Cook 3-5 hours




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