How to Can Beans (and Peas), the USDA Way

With a little help from the USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning, you'll discover that canning beans is far from difficult. In fact, it's a real a snap!

Beans With Tomato or Molasses Sauce
If you want to can some yummy baked beans, you'll need to use a molasses sauce.  Follow the process times recommended above, for molasses sauce, and tomato sauce, which is good for preserving unbaked, dry and savory beans.
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE