°Half a cup of brown sugar
°1 onion (chopped)
°1 ½ lbs. smoked ham
°1 pound Great Northern beans
°Salt and pepper to taste
Pour the beans into the bottom of the slow cooker.
Add onions, ham and brown sugar on top.
Covering beans with about 2 inches of water.
Cook over high heat for two hours.
Reduce the heat to low and cook for another 4-5 hours.
Remove the pork knuckle from the slow cooker. Chop the meat and return it to the pot with the beans. Stir and serve with salt and pepper to taste.