Buddha's Baked Beans are everyone's favorite BBQ side dish!

Buddha’s Baked Beans

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x

Buddha’s Baked Beans are the best baked bean recipe you’ll ever make! These slow cooker baked beans are loaded with beef and bacon so they eat like a meal!



  • 3 (41 oz.) cans baked beans
  • 1 (15 oz.) can red kidney beans
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 (2.6 oz) package Lipton Onion Soup Mix
  • 1 lb. ground beef, browned and grease drained
  • 1 lb. bacon, cooked until crisp and chopped


  1. Place all ingredients in a slow cooker.
  2. Stir and cook on low setting for 6 hours or on high setting for 3.
  3. Keep warm until ready to serve.
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American

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