Cracker Barrel Meatloaf

Discover the comfort of home with this Cracker Barrel Meatloaf a dish that brings back warm memories of family dinners. A blend of tender ground beef, rich cheese, and a sweet and tangy topping transforms this traditional recipe into a delightful main course that promises to be a favorite at any gathering.


2 eggs

2⁄3 cup milk
32 Ritz crackers, crushed
1⁄2 cup chopped onion
4 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 teaspoon salt
1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
1 1⁄2 lbs ground beef
1⁄2 cup ketchup
1⁄2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon mustard



Preheat Oven:

  1. Start by preheating your oven to 350°F (175°C).

Prepare Meatloaf Mixture:

  1. In a large bowl, beat the eggs.
  2. Add milk and crackers to the beaten eggs and stir.
  3. Mix in the onion and cheese.
  4. Add the ground beef to the mixture and blend everything well.
  5. Shape this mixture into a loaf form.

Bake the Meatloaf:

  1. Place the loaf in a baking dish or loaf pan.
  2. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.


Prepare the Topping:

  1. While the meatloaf is baking, combine ketchup, brown sugar, and mustard in a small bowl to create the topping.


Add Topping and Continue Baking:

  1. After the meatloaf has baked for 30 minutes, remove it from the oven.
  2. Spoon half of the topping over the meatloaf.
  3. Return the meatloaf to the oven and continue baking for an additional 10 minutes.
  4. After 10 minutes, remove the meatloaf again, spoon the remaining topping over it, and return it to the oven.
  5. Bake for another 5-10 minutes.


Your delicious Cracker Barrel Meatloaf  is now ready to be enjoyed. The perfect blend of savory meatloaf and a rich, flavorful topping makes this dish a hearty and satisfying meal!

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