Crock Pot Great Northern Beans

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  • 1 – 16 oz package dried northern beans
  • 3 – 4 meaty ham hock shank or meaty ham bone (about 1 1/2 lbs)
  • 1 – small onion diced water enough to cover beans salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/3 – cup light brown sugar


First step to prepare this delicious recipe is to sort the beans for any pebbles & the rinse beans under cold water.

Step 2: Now after all that you need to add the rinsed beans onion salt pepper & ham shanks hocks or ham (chopped into big chunks) into the crock pot.

After all that be sure to add water to cover the beans 2 inches. (6 to 8 cups)

Step 3: In this step you need to cover & cook using low high the first 2 hrs next turn to low & keep cooking between 4 to 5 hrs or till beans are tender. Next move out the ham shanks or hocks & pull off all of the meat.

Step 4 : Finally step Now in this step you need to return the meat to the crock pot then add the brown sugar. so for me i remove about a cup of the juice before adding the brown sugar.

It depends on how thick or thin you want the beans.

Next and lightly combine to mix .

Ladle in to bowls serve and enjoy!

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