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homemade beef stick

Recipe by
Jody Ayers
Gatewood, MO

I made this recipe, the first time, many years ago for a Christmas party. My husband and 13 year old daughter are both fans. I usually make it for special occasions. It also lends itself well to variations.

method Bake

Ingredients For homemade beef stick

  • 2 lb
    ground chuck
  • 1/8 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    liquid smoke flavoring
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    morton’s tender quick

How To Make homemade beef stick

  • 1
    Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
  • 2
    Form into 2 rolls about 1-1 1/2 inch thick. Wrap each tightly in foil.
  • 3
    Refrigerate for 24 hours to allow it to cure.
  • 4
    When ready to bake, poke holes along the bottom of foil roll to allow grease to drip out while it bakes.
  • 5
    Place rolls on a rack that has been placed on a foil lined cookie sheet.
  • 6
    Bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2-2 hours.
  • 7
    Cool and slice thin to serve with cheese and crackers.
  • 8
    Variations: add chopped jalapeño and cheese etc.