Meat Loaf Miniatures

3 lbs Miller's choice Lean Ground Beef

1 cup Ketchup

3 or 4 Tbsp packed brown sugar

1 tsp ground mustard

2 eggs beaten

4 tsp Worchestershire sauce

3 cups Crispix cereal, crushed

 3 tsp onion powder

½ to 1 tsp seasoned salt

½ tsp garlic powder

½ tsp pepper

In a large bowl, combine ketchup, brown sugar, and mustard.  Remove ½ cup for topping.  Set aside.  Add eggs, worchestershire sauce, cereal, and seasonings to remaining ketchup mixture, mix well.  Let stand for 5 minutes.  Crumble beef over cereal mixture and mix well.  Press meat mixture into muffin cups (about ½ cup each).


Bake at 375° for 18-20 minutes.  Drizzled with reserved ketchup mixture, bake 10 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink, or meat thermometer reads 160°.  Cool remaining loaves, then freeze.


To use frozen meat loaves:  Completely thaw in the refrigerator.  Place loaves in a greased baking dish.  Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through.  Or cover and microwave on high for 1 minute or until heated through.

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