Crock Pot Baked Beans with Pineapple – Slow Cooker Hawaiian Baked Beans

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Crock Pot Baked Beans with pineapple, bacon, and a trio of canned beans are a new take on a family favorite side dish. The pineapple chunks give each bite a burst of sweetness to these Slow Cooker Hawaiian Baked Beans.

You can not go wrong bringing these baked beans to a family gathering or cookout, and all ages agree that these are tasty.

Crock Pot Baked Beans with Pineapple

These baked beans are Hawaiian-inspired, with sweet chunks of pineapple throughout a mixture of calico beans.  Calico beans are a dish featuring three types of beans, resulting in a calico display.  This particular recipe has red kidney beans, lima beans and butter beans.

We adapted this recipe from our tried and true Pot O’ Gold cookbook and it can be fixed in your regular slow cooker OR your casserole crock pot. These types of recipes are our favorite. They are tried and true, classic and usually easy to make.

Barbara tends to keep these ingredients in the cabinet (except for the bacon, of course) so she can throw this together at any time. Beans are a great staple and full of protein.

The bacon is the savory and the pineapple chunks are the sweet in this dish. It’s a great side dish but hearty enough to be eaten as a main course.

Ingredient List for Slow Cooker Hawaiian Baked Beans

Bacon, fried and crumbled

Red Kidney Beans, drained

Butter Beans, drained

Lima Beans, drained

Pineapple Chunks or Tidbits, drained

Canned Baked Beans, do not drain

Brown Sugar

Molasses

Ketchup

Yellow Mustard

White Vinegar

Garlic Salt

Onion, diced

How to Make Baked Beans with Pineapple and Bacon

Instructions

  1. Drain all red kidney beans, butter beans, lima beans and the pineapple.
  2. Fry onion and bacon until just cooked; drained.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a greased slow cooker insert and cook on low for six to eight hours or on high for two to three hours.

Full recipe steps and ingredient amounts for pineapple baked beans is at the bottom of this post in the recipe card. 

Notes About Pineapple Baked Bean Recipe

  • Can’t find canned lima or butter beans? Add another can of kidney beans or any other type of bean you like.  Great Northern Beans or White Kidney Beans would be tasty!
  • Pineapple chunks or tidbits work in this crock pot pineapple baked bean recipe.  If you have chunks but want small pieces, cut each chunk in half.
  • Be sure to drain the beans and pineapple well, except for the canned baked beans.  The sauce in the baked beans helps flavor and thicken this recipe.
  • If you forget to fry up the onion with the bacon (guilty, as charged) then just add the diced onion with the other ingredients in the crock pot.

Check out these other recipes from the Pot O’ Gold cookbook.

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Crock Pot Baked Beans with Pineapple - Slow Cooker Hawaiian Baked Beans

The bacon is the savory and the pineapple chunks are the sweet in this dish. Crock Pot Baked Beans with Pineapple is a great side dish but hearty enough to be eaten as a main course.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked beans with pineapple and bacon, Crock Pot Baked Beans with Pineapple, pineapple baked beans, slow cooker hawaiian baked beans, slow cooker pineapple baked beans
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces canned butter beans
  • 16 ounces canned lima beans
  • 16 ounces canned red kidney beans
  • 32 ounces canned baked beans
  • 16 ounces canned pineapple chunks
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 Tablespoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 lb. bacon chopped
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 Tablespoon mustard

Instructions

  • Drain butter beans, lima beans, kidney beans and pineapple.
    These Crock Pot Baked Beans with Pineapple are a Hawaiian baked bean recipe. The pineapple chunks give each bite a burst of sweetness.
  • Fry up bacon and onion until partially cooked; drain grease.
    These Crock Pot Baked Beans with Pineapple are a Hawaiian baked bean recipe. The pineapple chunks give each bite a burst of sweetness.
  • Combine all ingredients (beans, pineapple, bacon, onion, ketchup, mustard, brown sugar, molasses, vinegar, garlic salt) in a greased crock pot insert. Use your regular crock pot OR a casserole crock pot.
    These Crock Pot Baked Beans with Pineapple are a Hawaiian baked bean recipe. The pineapple chunks give each bite a burst of sweetness.
  • Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or high for 2 to 3 hours.
    These Crock Pot Baked Beans with Pineapple are a Hawaiian baked bean recipe. The pineapple chunks give each bite a burst of sweetness.

Notes

  • Can't find canned lima or butter beans? Add another can of kidney beans or any other type of bean you like.  Great Northern Beans or White Kidney Beans would be tasty!
  • Pineapple chunks or tidbits work in this crock pot pineapple baked bean recipe.  If you have chunks but want small pieces, cut each chunk in half.
  • Be sure to drain the beans and pineapple well, except for the canned baked beans.  The sauce in the baked beans helps flavor and thicken this recipe. 
  • If you forget to fry up the onion with the bacon (guilty, as charged) then just add the diced onion with the other ingredients in the crock pot. 
  • Love beans? Try these amazing Calico Beans with Ground Beef

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