Slice the raw bacon into 1/2 inch pieces. Cook on the stove top in a skillet until HALFWAY browned, drain. Add to the slow cooker.
Add the remaining ingredients and stir.
Place the lid on the slow cooker.
Cook on LOW for 5 hours or HIGH for 3.5 hours.
Stir, serve and enjoy!
Note - If your slow cooker cooks hot, be sure to stir these once or twice at the end of the cooking time. Mine had no problem, but often on thick and sweet recipes they tend to stick on the edges.
Can I use Pork n' Beans instead of baked beans in this recipe?If you choose to use pork and beans instead of baked beans in this recipe I would double the brown sugar and barbecue sauce in this recipe for they are less sweet than baked beansWhat can I sweeten these beans with instead of brown sugar?
What kind of meat can I use instead of bacon?
1 lb. ground beef, browned and drained
1 lb. ground sausage, browned and drained
1-2 cups diced ham
8 ounces turkey bacon, sliced, cooked halfway and drained