4.83 from 35 votes
Pressure Cooker Holiday Baked Beans
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
A sweet, sticky sauce, makes these Baked Beans shine at any summer picnic.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Americanno
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 336 kcal
Author: This Old Gal
  1. Rinse and sort beans, removing any debris. 

  2. Select the Sauté or Browning function on Pressure Cooker and allow to heat.
  3. Add bacon and onions to the Pressure Cooker cooking pot and cook until bacon begins to render, scraping brown bits from bottom of cooking pot. Add 1/4 cup of water and continue cooking until water has evaporated, bacon fat is rendered and onions are semi-soft.
  4. Add beans, water, Maple Syrup, Molasses, Ketchup, Brown Sugar, Worcestershire Sauce, Mustard, Pepper to the cooking pot and stir to combine.
  5. Lock on lid and close Pressure Valve.  Cook at High Pressure for 60 minutes.

  6. When Beep is heard, allow a 15 minute Natural Pressure Release and then open Pressure Valve to remove remaining Pressure.
  7. Discard any floating beans.
  8. Add the salt. Taste a couple of beans for tenderness and sweetness and add more Molasses, if a sweeter taste is desired.  If Beans are still hard, cook for another 15 minutes.

  9. Select the Sauté or Browning function and cook until desired consistency.
Recipe Notes

If your beans are not super fresh, you may have to cook them longer.

If you prefer to soak your beans, cover with water and soak for three hours.  Drain beans and rinse.  Follow the rest of the instructions and subtract 5 minutes from cook time.

Nutrition Facts
Pressure Cooker Holiday Baked Beans
Amount Per Serving (1 gcup)
Calories 336 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 803mg 33%
Potassium 781mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 47g 16%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 20g
Protein 13g 26%
Vitamin A 1.6%
Vitamin C 11.2%
Calcium 9.4%
Iron 16.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.