°1 package 16 oz dried northern beans
°3 to 4 meaty ham hocks or meaty ham bones (about 1 1/2 lbs)
°1 - small onion, diced enough water to cover the beans salt and pepper to taste
°1/3 - cup light brown sugar

*How to do it

First step to prepare this delicious recipe if sort the beans for pebbles and rinse them under cold running water. Step Two: Now after all this, you need to add the rinsed beans, onion, salt, pepper and ham, shanks or ham (cut into big chunks) in the slow cooker. After all that, be sure to add water to cover the beans by 2 inches. (between 6 and 8 cups)Step 3: In this step, you must cover and cook on low for the first 2 hours, then turn on low and continue cooking for another 4 to 5 hours or until the beans are tender. be tender. Then remove the hocks or ham hocks and remove all the meat. Step 4: Finally Step Now in this step you need to put the meat back in the slow cooker and then add the brown sugar. so for me, I remove about a cup of juice before adding the brown sugar. It depends on how thick or thin the beans are. Then, toss lightly to blend. Pour into bowls, serve and Enjoy!