The Best Beans You've Ever Had - Crock Pot Cooking

To be honest, when a friend gave me this recipe I thought.. Yeah, humm and sooo. It just didn't sound all that great. She kept telling me to try it and I just kept dragging my feet. Then one night I had a bunch of people over for a pot luck and what do you think my friend brought? The "Best Beans You've Ever Had!". Now if you make these and don't think what I am saying is true, well then, we just have different taste buds I guess. These are not spicy beans, they are sweet. Try it anyway and don't drab your feet about it like I did. Hey! Maybe they are just the right thing for you to take to the next pot luck you attend. Smile.

The other very cool thing about this recipe is that it is a crock pot recipe. You just put it in the pot, turn it on all day and let it do its wonderful magic. Besides having a wonderful meal at the end of the day your house will smell glorious all day!

And now.. ta dow! The recipe that I have built up to be so fabulous:

"The Best Beans You've Ever Had"

Fry together and then drain off the fat (yuk to fat right?)

3 strips of bacon
1 chopped onion
1 pound ground beef

In a crock pot add meat mixture and then add to that the following:

1- 31 oz. Van Camps Pork and Beans
2- 15 oz. butter beans (drained)
1- 15 oz. kidney beans (drained)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 TBl. Liquid Smoke (I had never heard of this either if this is new to you)
3 TBl. Vinegar
1 1/4 cup Ketchup
Salt and pepper to taste

Simmer on low all day. Don't ya just ADORE crock pots?