Slow Cooker Texas Pinto Beans will change the way you think about pinto beans! This recipe is thanks in large part to an old friend in South Texas, Don prepared a pot of beans that would bring people from miles away. Smoky Chipotle, bacon, spices and some good old fashioned slow cooking renders the most perfect spoonful of pintos ever imagined. Outshining main dishes, they disappear in the blink of an eye. Double up because when you go back for seconds they’ll be gone!