Amish Meatloaf

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Serves: 8
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2 lb lean ground beef
2 1/2 c butter-flavored crackers, crushed
1 small onion,chopped
2 eggs, slightly whipped with fork
3/4 c ketchup
1/4 c brown sugar, light
2 slice bacon
1 c ketchup for glaze
2 Tbsp vinegar
3/4 tsp salt or to taste
2 Tbsp prepared yellow mustard
1/2 c brown sugar, light

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Patty Ward Recipe
Lightly Salted
Cuyahoga Falls, OH (pop. 49,652)
Member Since Jul 2011
Patty's notes for this recipe:
Holmes County Ohio is the center of the world's largest Amish and Mennonite populations. People are surprised the Holmes County settlement is larger than the Lancaster, PA and Shipshewant, IN settlements. With a population estimated at 30,000 in Holmes, Wayne and Tuscarawas counties, the northeast Ohio Amish settlement ranks #1 in the world!
It is a fun place to visit. Many shops and many restaurants! We go at least once per year.
The Amish meatloaf is topped with bacon strips and a ketchup glaze.
If you can you must come and visit!
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Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a medium bowl, mix together ground beef, crushed crackers, onion, eggs, 3/4 cup ketchp and 1/4 cup brown sugar until well blended. Press into a greased 9X5 loaf pan. Lay two slices of bacon over top.
Bake for one hour or until cooked through. While the loaf bakes, mix together the remaining 1 cup ketchup, vinegar, salt, mustard and 1/2 cup brown sugar. Spread over top the the meat loaf for the last 15 mintues of baking.

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user Vanessa "Nikita" Milare Kitkat777 - Jul 27, 2011
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user Jan W Neeniejan - Jul 27, 2011
Patty, thanks for posting this recipe!!! I've got to try this one, the brown sugar has me intrigued!
Is the community of Amish/Mennonite folks what they call Sugarcreek? I'm not too far from Ohio line (maybe 60 miles), a friend of mine goes out there fairly often...she said it's awesome! Will have to make a trip myself!!! Thanks! ♥
user Patty Ward lemongrasslady - Jul 27, 2011
Sugarcreek does have some Amish and tourist-y places, but not as much as other communities. You can just google Amish County/Ohio and get all kinds of info and places to visit plus maps. going into downtown Berlin on Route 39 has the most shops, restaurants and even an Amish indoor flea mart! You could spend several days there in some of the most beautiful rolling hills you will ever see. Come visit! And don't forget to stop and eat in Walnut Grove or anywhere that serves food the "family Amish" way. Just don't worry about dieting that day. Visit a local cheese house and bakery for the most wonderful bread, cakes, pies, you name it! Your friend is correct. It is most awesome! :)
user Jan W Neeniejan - Jul 27, 2011
thanks, Patty, will check it out!!! sounds like a great place to visit...and dieting??? lol, should be but don't...♥

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