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  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 4-8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 6 ounces chili sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup crushed crackers (I use Club) or breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • Brown sugar to taste (optional)
  • 1 bottle barbecue sauce


Heat oven to 425.

For meatloaf: In a large bowl, mix all meatloaf ingredients together until well-combined. Add mixture to 8 mini loaf pans or 2 regular loaf pans (or form into loaves on a baking sheet). Using thumb, make a dent/ well in middle of each loaf.

For topping: Add brown sugar to barbecue sauce if desired. Fill dents/wells with barbecue sauce, and brush desired amount on loaves.

Bake mini loaves for about 30 minutes, then broil for a few minutes. Larger loaves can take considerably longer; check for doneness, and broil for a few minutes.

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