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Johnny’s Ranch Beans

Johnny's Ranch Beans

I came up with these years ago and the recipe changes almost every time. This is a good base to start with. You can add about anything you want to this base
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 lb bacon diced
  • 1 lb hamburger
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 C molasses
  • 1/2 C brown sugar
  • 1/2 C Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Sauce You can probably use a different brand, but why?
  • 1 t chili powder
  • 2 T pepper sauce I like Chipotle Tobasco but you can use about anything
  • 4 cans beans I usually use a can of black, 2 cans of kidney and a can of pintos


  • Cook bacon until browned.
  • Add hamburger and brown
  • When meat is ready, add onion and garlic.
  • Cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Put meat mixture into crockpot and add remaining ingredients
  • Cook in crockpot on high for about 4 hours, low for 6 to 8 hours


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