Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 1 Hr 5 Min
Servings 8
Difficulty Easy


  • 2 pounds extra lean ground beef
  • 2 cups buttery round crackers, crushed
  • OR 2 cups fresh bread crumbs
  • 2 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 jar Crosse & Blackwell® Seafood Cocktail Sauce divided
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard


  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350°F. Combine beef, cracker crumbs, eggs, onion, 3/4 jar cocktail sauce, salt and pepper in large bowl. Stir to combine. Pat mixture into 9x5-inch loaf pan. Place strips of bacon on top of meatloaf.

  • Step 2

    Next-Day Serving Idea: Use leftovers to make an easy shepherd's pie. Cut meatloaf into bite-size pieces and place in pie plate. Add your favorite cooked vegetable, cover with roast garlic mashed potatoes and bake until bubbly.

  • Step 3

    BAKE 50 minutes. While meatloaf is baking, stir together remaining 1/2 cup cocktail sauce, brown sugar and dry mustard in small bowl.

  • Step 4

    REMOVE meatloaf after 50 minutes. Spread sauce mixture on top and bake an additional 15 minutes. Remove from oven, serve hot.