In a large pot, cook beans according to directions on package. Thirty minutes before beans are done, add hot link nuggets. In other pot, combine stew meat, beer (or water) and chili mix.
Cook according to package directions. One hour before done, combine with beans and hot links, continue cooking. Add chopped onions 1/2 hour before done; continue cooking. Add crushed crackers and top with onions in bowls.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana