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Mini Barbecue Bacon-Cheddar Meatloaves
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Mini Barbecue Bacon-Cheddar Meatloaves

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword easy-meatloaf-recipes, mini-barbecue-bacon-meatloaves, mini-meatloaves
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting time 5 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 mini meatloaves
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 2 lb lean ground beef [90/10]
  • 1 12 oz bottle chili sauce (i.e. Heinz) divided
  • 6 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 small sweet onion minced
  • 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp barbecue seasoning
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard
  • 1 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic or 2 clove fresh garlic minced
  • Glaze:
  • Remaining chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp yellow mustard
  • 1/2-1 tsp barbecue seasoning

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425°F. Spray a large baking pan with cooking spray, set aside.
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl, mix together the beef, 1/2 bottle chili sauce, cheese, breadcrumbs, eggs, buttermilk, onion, Worcestershire sauce, BBQ seasoning, mustard, seasoned salt and garlic. Mix until the ingredients are fully combined.
  • Divide the mixture into 8 equal portions and form into oval loaves.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together the remaining chili sauce with brown sugar, vinegar, mustard and BBQ seasoning to make the glaze.
  • Spread 1/2 of the glaze onto the loaves before baking. (Reserved glaze to be used at the end of baking)
  • Bake for 23-25 minutes. Drizzle with the remaining glaze in the last 5 minutes of baking.
  • Rest for 5 minutes before serving.