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vermont baked beans

Vermont Baked Beans

Vermont Baked Beans are made with maple syrup.
Course Baked Beans, Side Dish
Cuisine All-American
Keyword baked beans, maple syrup
Prep Time 1 day 1 hour
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 1 day 7 hours
Servings 8 servings
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 1 pound dry great northern beans or navy beans
  • cold water to cover beans
  • 1/2 pound salt pork, sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Soak beans in cold water overnight. Drain.
  • Cover beans with fresh cold water, par-boil beans. Boil for 10 minutes. Drain, reserving liquid.
  • Place 3 or 4 slices of salt pork in the bottom of a bean pot, add half the beans, onion and more salt pork.
  • Cover with remaining beans and 3 slices of salt pork (Ending with salt pork)
  • Stir together the maple syrup, molasses, mustard and salt. Pour over beans.
  • Cover bean mixture with reserved bean water.
  • Bake at 325° for 4 to 6 hours