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Try This Fantastic Jack-O-Lantern Cheeseburger Pie

Halloween cheeseburger pie recipe

Try This Fantastic Jack-O-Lantern Cheeseburger Pie

Before your kids head out for trick-or-treating, they need to have a filling dinner! They'll need lots of energy to be able to complete their route. Every kid wants to hit as many houses as possible, to maximize the amount of candy they're able to get.

This cheeseburger pie recipe is designed to fit the theme of Halloween. It's got the face of a traditional Jack-O-Lantern carved into it, which will definitely delight all of the little ones in your family. It's a hearty and filling meal, as well, which will make parents happy as they send their little ones off to collect candy.

There are quite a few steps for this cheeseburger pie recipe, so make sure you follow each one carefully. Give yourself enough time to make this dinner! Halloween can be a busy time, especially when it falls on a weekday. You have to make sure you get dinner served in time for everyone to get out, long before they need to come home for bedtime.

If you won't have a lot of time on Halloween, consider making this the night before. It will keep just fine in the fridge overnight. Reheat it in the oven and serve! This is a great way to celebrate Halloween in a way that doesn't involve scary decorations or sweet treats. Enjoy!

Halloween Cheeseburger Pie Recipe

Jack O Lantern Cheeseburger Pie


1 pound of ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, pressed
¾ teaspoon of salt
½ teaspoon pepper
¼ cup ketchup
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 (15-ounce) package refrigerated pie crusts
1 tablespoon prepared mustard
3 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
2 tablespoons water
1 large egg
Red and yellow liquid food coloring


1. Cook first five ingredients in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring until beef crumbles and is no longer pink; drain.

2. Stir in ketchup and Worcestershire sauce; cool.

3. Unfold one pie crust, and place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Spread mustard evenly over crust.

4. Stir together meat mixture and two cups of cheese; spoon onto center of crust, leaving a two inch border.

5. Unfold remaining pie crust, and cut out a jack-o-lantern face, reserving cut outs to use as stem.

6. Place crust over meat mixture; crimp edges of crust, and fold under.

7. Place stem on jack-o-lantern face.

8. Whisk together 2 tablespoons of water, egg, and 1 drop each of red and yellow food coloring; brush over crust.

9. Bake at 425 for 20 minutes; removed from oven; and brush again with egg mixture.

10. Fill eyes, nose and mouth with remaining 1 cup of cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes more, or until golden brown.

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