• Cooking Time: 20
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time: 30


Okay, really it’s just meatloaf… but it’s the cutest meatloaf you’re ever likely to see! The grandkids enjoyed these little mouse morsels on Halloween last year. If you have a not-too-squeamish bunch, try putting a cherry tomato in the center of each mousy


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 lb Italian pork sausage
  • 1/2 bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 cup chunky pasta sauce
  • To garnish:
  • black olives
  • shoestring fries
  • peas
  • tatertots
  • To garnish:
  • black olives
  • shoestring fries
  • peas
  • tatertots


  • Heat oven to 350F.
  • In a large bowl, mix beef, sausage, bread crumbs, onion, milk, salt, cream cheese and egg.
  • Divide into six equal parts.
  • Shape into oval loaves, pinching the narrow part of the oval into a point (for the mouse nose).
  • For gross-out effect, try molding each loaf around a cherry tomato!
  • Place in an ungreased glass baking dish.
  • Pour pasta sauce on and around loaves.
  • Bake for 40 minutes
  • Garnish with olives for nose, peas for eyes, shoe-string fries for whiskers and tail, and tatertots for ears.

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