This Cracker Barrel Meatloaf is easy, delicious, and a crowd-pleaser that feeds the whole family at a fraction of the price. Make this old fashioned comfort food at home and serve it with buttery biscuits or mashed potatoes
Meatloaf often gets a bad rap. Especially if you’ve ever had the “mystery meat” that’s often served in school cafeterias.
But when you make it with love (and a few simple tips), this classic meal quickly becomes a comfort food family favorite.
What makes the difference between a meatloaf that turns out dry and bland versus one that is moist and delicious?
This is where Cracker Barrel gets everything right.
- 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
How to make Cracker Barrel Meatloaf
Preheat oven to 350.
Beat eggs. Add milk and crackers. Stir in onion and cheese. Add ground beef. Mix well. Shape into a loaf.
Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.
Combine ketchup, brown sugar and mustard to make topping. Spoon half of the topping over the meatloaf after 30 mins of baking. Return loaf to oven for 10 more mins of baking. Spoon the rest of the topping over meatloaf, return to oven and bake for 5-10 mins more.