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Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

A fun informal meal. Children and teenagers like this. My daughter made this a lot as a teenager and thought it was easy. The ingredients list is long because it is a crust, the filling and topping.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 23 cup Crisco
  • 12 cup milk
  • 1 lb extra lean ground beef
  • 12 cup hungry jack potato flakes
  • 12 cup catsup
  • 2 tablespoons dried onion
  • 2 tablespoons pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
  • 3 tablespoons hungry jack potato flakes
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 14 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. DOUGH: Mix together flour, sugar, salt, soda and cream of tartar in mixing bowl.
  2. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in milk until dough clings together.
  4. Divide in half.
  5. Roll out 1/2 to a 9" circle on slightly floured surface.
  6. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Roll out remaining dough to a 10" circle.
  8. FILLING: Mix ground beef, 1/2 cup Hungry Jack potato flakes, 1/2 cup catsup, 2 tablespoons dried onions, 2 tablespoons pickle relish and 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard.
  9. Spread filling on 9" circle of dough and sprinkle with cheese.
  10. Cover with 10" circle on top of filling.
  11. Moisten edges and seal.
  12. Brush top with milk.
  13. TOPPING: Combine the 3 tablespoons potato flakes, 1 tablespoon cooking oil and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  14. Sprinkle topping over burger.
  15. Bake at 375 for 35-40 minutes.