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Recipe: Mummy meatloaf

Posted October 10, 2013

Mummy Meatloaf. Courtesy: Lil' Chef

Here's a chilling spin on a classic comfort food. Serve our Mummy Meatloaf and a side of yummy veggies to fill up your little tricksters!

Mummy Meatloaf

Meatloaf from your favorite recipe (about 2 pounds)
White cheddar cheese or American cheese
Olive slices


1. Make your favorite meatloaf recipe. Shape the meatloaf to resemble a mummy's body with crossed arms. Bake the loaf until it's cooked through.

2. Let it rest about 3 minutes, then lay 1-inch-wide strips of American cheese across the body as shown, leaving a narrow space on the head for the olive slice eyes. Trim any overhanging cheese with scissors and return the mummy to the still-warm oven to slightly melt the cheese, about 1 minute.

Susan Caldwell is the mom of two in Raleigh and owner of cooking studios for kids and teens, including Lil' Chef in North Hills. Go Ask Mom features recipes every Friday. Check's database for more.


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  • Obamacare is here Oct 11, 2013

    I think I just threw up in my mouth.