Submitted By: Roger J. from Colorado Springs, Colorado

Cowboy-Calico Beans

Prep Time

4 hours

Cook Method

Crockpot

Categorized under: Sides

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb ground beef 
  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 (16 oz) cans pork and beans, undrained
  • 1 (16 oz) can butter beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (16 oz) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons molasses
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon chili powder

Directions

Brown beef, bacon and onion in large skillet over medium heat. Add beans and remaining ingredients, stirring to combine. Pour into buttered crockpot and heat on low 4 hours. Uncover during last hour to thicken.